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Rachel Mansfield

Rachel Mansfield
Rachel Mansfield, Ph.D. Thesis and Fellowship Coordinator, Visiting Professors


Public history and interdisciplinary research, popular entertainment, burlesque, film studies, Queer theory and performance, cultural policy and arts funding, North American academic culture, and standards of academic integrity

Educational Background

B.A., Theater and Rhetoric, Bates College 
M.A/Ph.D. Drama, Tufts University


Rae Mansfield is a theatre technician and historian who has found a niche teaching experiential humanities courses for engineering students and research seminars for humanities students. She enjoys embarking on strange and complicated projects and practicing assorted skills from slacklining to academic technologies. 

Teaching Philosophy

University experiences in and out of traditional classrooms facilitate students’ realization of their ability to effect real-world change from creation to collaboration and implementation.