Influenced by Performance Studies, Black Feminist Pedagogies, and Theatre of the Oppressed, Jasmine Mahmoud’s teaching philosophy centers the arts to foster critical and emphatic engagements that situate structures of power, and foster imagination and critical thinking to build a more just world. This teaching has been recognized: in 2017 with the Unsung Hero Award from Washington University in St. Louis, and in 2013 by the Dwight Conquergood Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Department of Performance Studies at Northwestern University. Below are selected courses.

“Urban Ethnography in St. Louis”

“Black Lives Matter: Art, Theory, and Practice”

“Performing Race in American Culture”

“Performance and Politics from Slavery to Ferguson: Acts of Black Citizenship”

“Performance, Culture, and Communication”