Portrait of Professor  Nicola Shaughnessy

Professor Nicola Shaughnessy

Drama and Theatre - Professor


I am Professor of Performance with research and teaching specialisms in contemporary performance, autobiography, applied and socially engaged theatre. I founded Kent’s Research Centre for Cognition, Kinesthetics and Performance, led the AHRC funded project “Imagining Autism” and I am co-editor of Methuen’s Performance and Science series. Externally, I was Chair for the QAA Subject Benchmarking Review for Drama, Dance and Performing Arts (2014-15) and I am a member of the AHRC Peer Review College (academic, international, strategic, knowledge exchange).

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Last updated 13th October 2020