Katie Elizabeth Apsey

Position title: Ph.D. Candidate

Email: apsey@wisc.edu


Katie’s research focuses on Native American dance and performance art and the frameworks used to discuss indigenous performance within museum and gallery spaces from the 19th century until today. Most recently, she worked at the College Art Association as Manager of Programs where she helped run CAA’s annual conference, award juries, and professional development programs. She also spent extensive time working at the Brooklyn Museum as an adult programs educator, a curatorial assistant for the Asian, African, and Islamic collections, and as part of the “Audience Engagement” team that developed the phone app “ASK.” Katie is also a practicing dancer, capoeirista, and the project assistant for the Institute for Research in the Humanities.

Primary Advisor(s)
Henry J. Drewal