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  • Faculty

    Ricardo Montez

    Assistant Professor of Performance Studies


    Ricardo Montez is an Assistant Professor of Performance Studies in the Humanities Department at the School of Undergraduate Studies. His research examines the performance of race, ethnicity and sexuality in visual culture and media.He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Performance Studies at New York University where he was also a Faculty Fellow in Latino Studies. Additionally, he held the Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellowship in Race and Ethnicity Studies in the Society of Fellows at Princeton University. His forthcoming book, Keith Haring’s Line: Race and the Performance of Desire, will be published by Duke University Press.

    Current Courses:

    Debates in Race and Ethnicity

    Gender and its Discontents

    Gender and its Discontents

    Intro to Performance Studies

    Intro to Performance Studies

    Labor of Feeling

    Queer New York (Fall 2018)

    Science Fiction

    Staging Race and Performance (Fall 2018)