of Dance Studies, Department of Dance, School of Music, Theatre, and Dance
Professor of Art History, Arts and Ideas Concentration, Residential College
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
1984, History of Art,
See also my with a picture of me on the Dance Department website,
and a list of my Publications.
I have a joint appointment at the
For a list of the courses I teach, see the RC page.
I am also a faculty associate and on the Steering Committee for the University of Michigan and a faculty associate of the and of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies.
I am married to , and my sons are and George Gibbard. My sister Maria Genné directs
an intergenerational dance company in
I do research in Dance History,
and have written numerous articles, essays, and pieces of criticism. I have
also written a book on Dame Ninette de Valois, The Making of a
Choreographer: Ninette de Valois and Bar aux Folies-Bergere (Society of
Dance History Scholars, Studies in Dance History Series, 1996) distributed by