Dr. Nicole Hodges Persley is an award-winning professor and director. She is an associate professor of American Studies and African American Studies who specializes areas of hip-hop studies, acting and directing, and African American performance in theater, film and television. An artist-scholar, Hodges Persley creates intentional bridges between the entertainment industry and academia. She is the author of Sampling and Remixing Blackness in Hip-Hop Performance and Breaking It Down: Auditioning for Artists of the Global Majority, co-written with Monica Ndounou of Dartmouth University
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