Senior Lecturer Emerita, Mexican dance, Latin American dance
Senior Lecturer Emerita, Mexican dance, Latin American dance. Susan Cashion received her Ph.D. in Education (Stanford University, 1983), M.A. in Anthropology (Stanford University, 1982), and M.A. in Dance (UCLA, 1967). She joined the Dance faculty in 1972 and is a teacher of dance anthropology, modern dance, Mexican dance, and Latin American dance forms at Stanford.
Cashion was the Coordinator of the Dance Division from June 1987 to September 2002. She was the recipient of two Fulbright grants (one to Mexico and one to Chile), an American Association of University Women Fellowship, and received recognition from the Mexican government for contributions to Mexican culture and folklore in the United States. Cashion is the former President of the California Dance Educators Association, member of the Board of Directors for Congress on Research in Dance, and Artistic Director of the Grupo Folklórico Los Lupeños de San Jose.
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