Lynn Matluck Brooks
Dr. Lynn Matluck Brooks is the Arthur and Katherine Shadek Humanities Professor Emerita at Franklin & Marshall College, where she founded the Dance Program in 1984, leading it for 34 years. She was awarded the Bradley R. Dewey Award for Outstanding Scholarship at the college and the Christian and Mary Lindback Award for Teaching. Brooks holds degrees from the University of Wisconsin and Temple University and is a Certified Movement Analyst. She earned grants from the Fulbright/Hayes Commission, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Brooks has presented her work at conferences and symposia in the U.S., Canada, and Europe, and has served on the boards of the World Dance Alliance, Society for Dance History Scholars, and Congress on Research in Dance. She has authored books and scholarly articles, served as performance reviewer for Dance Magazine, editor of Dance Research Journal and Dance Chronicle, and writer and editor for Philadelphia’s thINKingDance. Her dance-history research has focused on Seville, Spain; Franeker, Netherlands; and Philadelphia, U.S.