Heather Warren-Crow is an assistant professor in interdisciplinary arts in the Department of Theatre & Dance. She earned a Ph.D. in performance studies with designated emphasis in film studies from the University of California at Berkeley. Her dissertation was titled "POSSESSIONS: Animated Bodies in Mediated Performance." From 2007 to 2013, Warren-Crow was an assistant professor in the Department of Art & Design at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, as well as affiliated faculty in women’s studies. In July 2011, she was artist/researcher-in-residence at the International Center for the History of Electronic Games. In 2012, the Center for 21st Century Studies at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee was awarded $200,000 for collaborative research investigating issues of identity and affect in digital speech synthesis. Also in 2012, she had 10 screenings of video, five exhibitions of sound art, a publication in Women’s Studies Quarterly, a conference presentation and was a roundtable panelist. Her book “Girlhood and the Plastic Image,” contracted by the University Press of New England for the series Interfaces: Studies in Visual Culture, is scheduled for release in spring 2014.