Editorial Leadership


Conversations Editorial Board

Rachel Carrico (Editor and Chair), University of Florida

Rachel Carrico is an Assistant Professor of Dance Studies at the University of Florida’s School of Theatre + Dance. Her scholarship on second lining, an improvisational dance form rooted in New Orleans's African diaspora parading traditions, has been published in several journals and edited volumes and awarded the Society of Dance History Scholars' Selma Jeanne Cohen Award for excellence in dance scholarship. Rachel holds a Ph.D. in Critical Dance Studies from the University of California–Riverside and an M.A. in Performance Studies from NYU. She parades in New Orleans annually with the Ice Divas Social & Pleasure Club.


Lynn Matluck Brooks, Franklin & Marshall College

Susanne Foellmer, Coventry University

Pallavi Sriram, Colorado College

Eugenia Cadus, University of Buenos Aires (UBA)

Premalatha Thiagarajan, Universiti Malaya


Rosemary Candelario (VP Publications & Research Dance Studies Association), Texas Woman’s University