PhD Candidate, Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Society and Culture, Concordia University
2010 – MA Contemporary Performance Making, Brunel University, London, United Kingdom
Margaret Jean Westby is an interdisciplinary artist, researcher, and educator currently pursuing her PhD at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Society and Culture at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. She has created and collaborated in dance performances, installations, and films throughout the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Europe. Her doctoral research encompasses both a practical and theoretical approach into exploring strategies to remap gender behaviors, engagement, and inequity in the area of technologically augmented dance performance.