Angela Marino

Associate Professor

Theater and Performance Studies, Latin/x American Studies

Research Areas:

Performance and Political Theory

Fiesta and Carnival

Popular Performance

Theater History

U.S. Latinx and Latin American Studies

Angela Marino (PhD, New York University) is author of Populism and Performance in the Bolivarian Revolution (Northwestern University Press, 2018); co-editor of Festive Devils in the Americas (Seagull Press/University of Chicago Press, 2015) and is published in the Latin American Theater Review (2008); Harvard Revista (2014); e-misférica Journal of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics (2013); and Cultural Anthropology (2014). Prof. Marino is Associate Director of the Latinx Research Center (formerly known as the Center for Latino Policy Research), and is advisor to the Teatro Lab project, an ensemble course of community-engaged popular theater. More information on teaching, research projects, and publications can be found at


UC Berkeley Graduate Student Mentorship Award (2017)

Hellman Faculty Fellow (2015)

UC Berkeley Chancellor’s Research Fellowship (2011)

William J. Fulbright Fellowship (1998)

Professional Affiliations

American Society for Theatre Research

Association of Theater in Higher Education

Latin American Studies Association

UC Berkeley Affiliations

Associate Director, Latinx Research Center/CLPR  

Affiliated Faculty, Center for Latin American Studies

Affiliated Faculty, Center for Race and Gender

Affiliated Faculty, Center for the Study of Religion 

Professor Angela Marino