Assistant Professor of Theatre History
323 Music & Dramatic Arts
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-2504
Shannon Walsh received her MA from Florida State, and her PhD from the University of Minnesota. Her research specializations include performance and the media, sports, gender studies, and 19th century theatrical practices. As a theatre practitioner she has worked as a dramaturg and a development manager. Her book project examines how Reform Era efforts in the U.S. promoted repeated physical exercise as a way to shape women’s bodies and minds to be more maternally fit.