Jasmine Mahmoud is Assistant Professor of Arts Leadership in the Department of Performing Arts and Arts Leadership at Seattle University. Her interdisciplinary research engages relationships among artistic practice, race, policy, and urban space, with attention to processes of displacement and dispossession, including gentrification, and models for equitable and decolonial urbanism. She also researches contemporary black art practices in St. Louis. Her writing has been published in TDR: The Drama Review, The Common Reader, Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory, and Performance Research: A Journal of the Performing Arts. She co-founded and edited The Arts Politic, a magazine featuring essays, interviews, poetry, visual art investigating issues at the intersection of art and politics. She has curated, produced, and performed in projects with an attention to aesthetics, race, and politics. She received her PhD in Performance Studies from Northwestern University.