Margaret B. Wilkerson

Professor Emerita

Professor Wilkerson received her Ph.D. in Dramatic Art from UC Berkeley in 1972. In the 1970s and 1980s, she was Director of the UC Berkeley Center for the Study, Education, and Advancement of Women. As Chair of UC Berkeley’s Department of African American Studies from 1988-1994, she led the faculty to establish the Ph.D. Program in African Diaspora Studies. Professor Wilkerson chaired the Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies from 1995-1998, where she led the development of the new interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Performance Studies. Most recently, she was Director of...

Marni Thomas Wood

Professor Emerita

Co-founder of UC Berkeley’s dance program in the Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies. Former soloist with the Martha Graham Dance Company; Director Emerita of the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance; Reconstruction Coach for the Graham Company.