Research Staff

All research-active dance staff are members of the Centre for Dance Research. Click on the links below to see their individual profiles. As CDR Director, Dr Anna Pakes, Reader in Dance, leads research activities. Previous directors have been Theresa Buckland, Professor of Dance History and Ethnography; Andrée Grau, Professor of the Anthropology of Dance; and Stephanie Jordan, Research Professor in Dance, who founded the Centre.

Professor Theresa Buckland


Professor Emilyn Claid


Ann David

Dr Ann R. David



Andrée Grau

Professor Andrée Grau



Dr Helena Hammond


Sara Houston

Dr Sara Houston



Stephanie Jordan

Professor Stephanie Jordan



Avanthi Meduri

Dr Avanthi Meduri



Geraldine Morris

Dr Geraldine Morris



Anna Pakes

Dr Anna Pakes



Stacey Prickett

Dr Stacey Prickett



Efrosini Protopapa

Dr Efrosini Protopapa



Dr Cristina Rosa


Tamara Tomic-Vajagic

Dr Tamara Tomic-Vajagic