Doctorate, Dance History/Education; Excellence in Scholarship Award; Women’s Studies Teaching Accreditation, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.. Received a scholarship and Teaching Assistantship. Taught advanced levels of Ballet and Modern Dance while researching and attending scholastic classes. Received the first Excellence in Scholarship Award in the Temple University Dance Department. Dissertation Title: Postmodern Reflections On Dance Modernism: Modernist Currents Of Primitivism, Dimensionality And The Artist As Seer On Martha Graham’s “Heretic”, “Lamentation”, And “Primitive Mysteries”.