Crystal Davis

Crystal U. Davis, CLMA, is an Assistant Professor of Dance at the University of Maryland, College Park. For over twelve years she has worked in education from teaching dance and other movement modalities in public and private educational settings, to facilitating training for educators and childcare providers, to supervising dance education courses and certification programs. She obtained her B.A. in Comparative Religion from Emory University, M.F.A in Dance from Texas Woman’s University, M.A. in Performance Studies from New York University, and C.L.M.A. from Integrated Movement Studies.  Her performance, choreographic, and ethnographic research has been presented at international and domestic venues, and her published work on implicit bias in dance has been published in the Journal of Dance Education and in the Palgrave Handbook of Race and the Arts in Education.