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Jonathan is a Senior Lecturer at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts and liaises with the Dean of Research to oversee applications and administration of candidature to postgraduate study. Jonathan also teaches into postgraduate units, supervises Masters and PhD candidates, and is a researcher active in several fields.
Dr Jonathan W. Marshall is an interdisciplinary scholar with a background in history. In January 2016, he moved from the University of Otago in New Zealand, to return to the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Edith Cowan University, where he had previously been a postdoctoral fellow, 2004 – 2008. Jonathan is now the Coordinator of Research, Higher Degrees and Creative Practice, at WAAPA. Marshall has published a hauntological/Derridean analysis of butoh and European Modernism (“TDR,” Vol. 57, Issue 4, 2013), on landscape, performance and photography (“Double Dialogues,” 2011), and other topics. His monograph on the work of late 19th century neurologist and “theatrical” presenter J.-M. Charcot is due to be published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2016.
Jonathan is an interdisciplinary scholar with a background in history, performance and art criticism. He has published extensively in diverse areas ranging from butoh dance to contemporary photomedia, sound art to Brechtian theatre, cultural modernism and relations between neuroscience and art.