Evadne Kelly is a dance artist and scholar with a PhD in Dance Studies, an MA in Anthropology, and an Hon. BA in Women Studies, Equity Studies, and Anthropology. She has presented and published on topics relevant to the fields of anthropology and dance studies with a focus on the political and social dimensions of trans-locally performed dance traditions.
Dr. Kelly continues to work in (and advocate for) diverse areas of research related to dance, movement, and embodiment. Dr. Kelly is currently a Postdoctoral Visitor in the Faculty of Health at York University, working on an inter-faculty project that critically explores the culture of psychomotor skills development in nursing, dance, engineering, and athletic therapy and develops a tool-box for using Smartphone video to mitigate barriers to learning in these domains. Concurrently, she is very excited to be working at the Re•Vision Centre as a Postdoctoral Researcher, working on a co-funded project with the Guelph Civic Museum on developing an arts-based, community-engaged, and curated exhibit that critically engages a history of eugenics in Southern Ontario.