Senate Faculty

Shannon Steen

Associate Professor; Associate Dean for Programs & Planning, College of Letters & Science

Shannon Steen writes and teaches about a variety of topics, but primarily about performance in its social and political contexts. Her book The Creativity Complex: Art, Tech, and the Seduction of an Idea will be published with the University of Michigan Press in 2023. Prior to that she authored Racial Geometries: The Black Atlantic, Asian Pacific, and American Theatre...

Lisa Wymore

Professor; Faculty Advisor, Berkeley Arts+Design

Lisa Wymore completed her graduate study at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, where she was awarded a Creative and Performing Arts Fellowship, an Outstanding Achievement Award, and a Moe Family Award for her creativity. After graduating with an M.F.A. in Dance in 1998, she moved to Chicago and continued her career as a dancer, choreographer, and teacher. She was a faculty member within the Northwestern University Dance Program from 2000 to 2004.

Wymore has been awarded twice by the Illinois Arts Council Fellowships for her...