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Dr. Nunes Jensen instructs courses in dance history, appreciation, ballet technique and social action in the dance departments of Loyola Marymount University, the LEAP Program of Saint Mary's College and the El Camino College Department of Fine Arts. Dr. Nunes Jensen has presented papers at the Congress on Research in Dance, Society of Dance History Scholars, and Popular Culture Association conferences, as well as contributed to the formation of Dance under Construction, a graduate dance studies conference reconstituted at UCLA in 1998. Additionally, she has lectured for the University of California, Irvine and given a pre-performance talk for the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago's visit to the Music Center of Los Angeles. Currently she serves on the Executive Board of the Society of Dance History Scholars (SDHS) serving as the Corresponding Secretary. Her research on Alonzo King LINES Ballet has been published in Jennifer Fisher and Anthony Shay's When Men Dance (Oxford University Press), Dance Chronicle (Routledge, Taylor & Francis), and Theatre Survey (Cambridge) while she is developing a book-length manuscript on King and the company.

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Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Dance, University of California, Riverside

… → 2005

External positions

Faculty Member, El Camino College

Faculty Member, Loyola Marymount University

Research Interests

  • Dance History/Ballet


  • Liberal Studies