Meet our new faculty: Roshanak Kheshti, Theater, dance and performance studies

Roshanak Kheshti sitting in front of a keyboard

Roshanak Kheshti i s a new member of the UC Berkeley faculty. (Photo by Erik Jepsen)

Name: Roshanak Kheshti (she/her)
Discipline: Theater, dance and performance studies
Degrees: B.A., anthropology, Indiana University Bloomington, 1996; Ph.D. cultural anthropology, UC Santa Cruz, 2005.
Research interests: I study how race, gender and sexuality are performed at the level of the senses.
Hobbies: I spent summers as a teen in Nashville working at Opryland, a country music theme park.