Takiyah Amin

Takiyah Amin

Visiting Assistant Professor - Africana Studies

Office: Kauke 023
Phone: 330-263-2328
Email: tamin@wooster.edu


  • B.A., State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, 2001
  • M.F.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2004
  • Ph.D., Temple University, 2011

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Africana Studies
  • Black Tradition in American Dance

Research Interests

Dr. Amin is a dance scholar, educator, and consultant. Her research focuses on 20th-century American concert dance, African diaspora dance performance/aesthetics, and pedagogical issues in dance studies. Her research has appeared in several peer-reviewed journals including The Black Scholar, Dance Chronicle, Dance Research Journal, the Western Journal of Black Studies, and the Journal of Pan-African Studies. ​She is a founding executive board member of the Collegium for African Diaspora Dance (CADD) and Vice President for Membership for the Dance Studies Association (DSA.)