Personal profile


I have joined the Department. of Dance, University of Roehampton since October 2018. I have been trained in Anthropology (BA, MA, National Taiwan University) and Dance Studies (Ph.D., University of Surrey). Currently I serve on the Editorial Board for International Council for Traditional Music and have been a longstanding member of its Study Group on Ethnochoreology. My research interests include the anthropological study of ritual and dance, dance ethnography in Okinawa, and reflexive/post-colonial dance theatre of indigenous peoples.

Professional affiliations

International Council for Traditional Music

Taiwan Dance Research Society 


Dance Anthropology

Extended Essay (MA Choreomundus) 

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Dance Studies, University of Surrey

1 Oct 199730 Jun 2001

Award Date: 31 Aug 2001