Leslie Satin's research and teaching interests include: dance, performance, integrated arts, and the arts avant-garde of the 19th through 21st centuries; gender and performing/visual arts; autobiography; performance writing; and creative nonfiction. Satin comes to her scholarly work through her professional experience as a choreographer and dancer as well as her graduate work in NYU's Department of Performance Studies. Her dances, interdisciplinary collaborations with other visual and performing artists, and workshops have been presented at many venues in New York City and elsewhere. Satin has taught and been a resident artist at Bard College, Fordham University/Ailey School, SUNY/Empire State College, and schools and studios in the U.S., Europe, and South America. She was a longtime member of the editorial board of Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory ; she coedited a special issue, "Performing Autobiography." Her writing has appeared in Re-Inventing Dance in the 1960s: Everything Was Possible , Performing Arts Journal , Dance Research Journal , Theatre Journal , Dancing Times (U.K.), Gesto (Brazil), Moving Words: Dance Criticism in Transition , and other publications. Satin received the Gallatin Adviser of Distinction Award in 2010.