Texas Tech University

Genevieve Durham DeCesaro

Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

Office of the Provost

Genevieve Durham DeCesaro

Genevieve Durham DeCesaro is Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Professor of Dance. She joined the Provost's staff in 2014 after serving as Head of Dance since 2004 and as Associate Chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance since 2008. Her choreography has been commissioned and performed across the country, with notable presentations at Virginia Tech, Spelman College, and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. She served as Director of the South-Central Region of the American College Dance Association from 2012 through 2018 and is a Visiting Evaluator for the National Association of Schools of Dance. She maintains an active performance career and focuses her traditional and creative scholarship in the areas of feminism in dance, transformative curricula, and equity in dance education. Her current projects foreground perceptions of the human condition as understood and expressed through movement.