Rosemary Kate Martin
Background and activities
Rose Martin is Associate Professor of Arts Education with a focus on Multiculturalism, at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Rose was a dancer with the Royal New Zealand Ballet, and in 2012 she gained her PhD in Dance Studies, before becoming Senior Lecturer in Dance Studies at the University of Auckland. While at the University of Auckland she also held the position of Associate Dean Academic for the Faculty of Creative Art and Industries. In January 2020 Rose took her current position at the Department of Teacher Education at NTNU where she teaches extensively on the Master’s and PhD programmes. Rose continues to work with the University of Auckland in the capacity of International Supervisor, and also holds a Visiting Expert position at Chengdu University, China, and advises on research development at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore. Rose has experience in research and teaching in the Middle East, Europe and Asia. She is part of international research consortiums with colleagues across Europe, Asia and the Pacific. Her research interests include arts education; qualitative research methodologies; and dance and politics. Rose has authored over 50 peer reviewed journal articles, book chapters and books. Her books include: The people’s dance: The power and politics of guangchang wu in contemporary China (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020) with Ruohan Chen; Dance, Diversity and Difference: Performance and Identity Politics in Northern Europe and the Baltic (Bloomsbury Press, 2017) with Professor Eeva Anttila; and Women, Dance and Revolution: Performance and Protest in the Southern Mediterranean (IB Tauris, 2016).
2014 University of Auckland, Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice
2012 University of Auckland, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Dance Studies
2008 University of Auckland, Master in Creative and Performing Arts (1st Div. 1st Class Honours)
2007 University of Auckland, Postgraduate Diploma in Creative and Performing Arts
2001 New Zealand School of Dance, Diploma in Dance Performance
SELECTED EDITORIAL / REVIEW BOARDS / SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
Dance Articulated, Editorial Board
Research in Dance Education, Review Board
Palgrave Macmillan, Manuscript Reviewer
International Journal of Education and the Arts, Reviewer
Asia Pacific Journal of Education, Reviewer
Studies in Higher Education, Reviewer
Innovations in Educational Research Journal, Reviewer
The Bloomsbury International Dance Platform, Middle East Editorial Advisor
Journal of Dance Education, Review Board
Policy Futures in Education, Review Board
DansiT Board Member
Courses coordinated and taught at NTNU:
PLU8013: Theory, ethics, and professionalism (PhD course – Coordinator and teacher)
PLU8022: Qualitative methods of analysis II (PhD course - Coordinator and teacher)
PLU8021: Qualitative methods of analysis I (PhD course – teacher)
DID3102: Arts Education Research (Master’s course - Coordinator and teacher)
EDU3076: Arts and social change (Master’s course - Coordinator and teacher)
MGLU3116: Music education project and practice (Master’s course - teacher)
MGLU4219: Arts Education Research (Master’s course - Coordinator and teacher)
Current PhD supervision:
Runa Hestad Jenssen - Vocal narratives: on the experience of working with the adolescent female changing voice ((NTNU/ILU and Nord University) (co-supervisor with Elin Angelo – main supervisor, and Regine Vesterlid Strøm – co-supervisor)
Natalie Schiller – The hips don’t lie: Critical perspectives of the body in belly dance (University of Auckland) (co-supervisor with Mark Harvey – co-supervisor, and Emma Willis – co-supervisor)
Sarah Foster-Sproull – Intersectional feminism and a post-humanist approach towards choreographic practice as a craft (University of Auckland) (main supervisor with Ralph Buck – co-supervisor, and Deb Polson - advisor)
Ruohan Chen – Totalitarian aesthetics of Chinese state choreography (University of Auckland) (main supervisor with Nicholas Rowe – co-supervisor)
Jiahui Liu – Transformative pedagogy in Chinese dance studios (University of Auckland) (joint-supervisor with Nicholas Rowe)
Kendall Jones – Refugee’s experiences of a community arts action in Athens during times of crisis (University of Auckland) (joint-supervisor with Nicholas Rowe)
Teuila Hughes – Samoan diaspora dance practices and the problem of cultural lumping (University of Auckland) (joint-supervisor with Nicholas Rowe)
Maryam Bagheri Nesami – The edge of effortless power: The politics and poetics of solo underground performance in Iran (University of Auckland) (with Carol Brown and Alys Longley – co-supervisor)
Completed PhD supervisions:
Dr Kristie Mortimer – Finding common ground: Dance studio teachers’ responses to cultural difference within rural towns in Aotearoa (University of Auckland) (joint-supervisor with Nicholas Rowe)
Dr Pauline Hiroti – Resting our bodies upon Papatūānuku: An exploration of how community dance may foster connections to whenua for rangatahi (University of Auckland) (main supervisor with Ralph Buck – co-supervisor)
Dr Sophie Williams – Ngā whatinga-rau o Iho: Critical reflections of iho in Haka Theatre through personal pūrākau of four Hawaiki Tū kaihaka (University of Auckland) (main supervisor with Arapera Ngaha – co-supervisor)
Dr Jin Jin – Stepping out of the ivory tower: Meanings of teaching dance in schools in China (University of Auckland) (joint-supervisor with Ralph Buck)
Scientific, academic and artistic work
A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database
- (2020) A reimagined world: international tertiary dance education in light of COVID-19. Research in Dance Education.
- (2020) Teaching collaborative dexterity in higher education: Threshold concepts for educators. Higher Education Research and Development.
- (2020) Computer coding and choreography: Contrasting experiences of learning about collaboration in engineering and creative arts. International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research (ILJTER).
- (2019) Performing difference in/through dance: The significance of dialogical, or third spaces in creating conditions for learning and living together. Thinking Skills and Creativity. vol. 31.
- (2019) Exploring the past to navigate the future: examining histories of higher dance education in China in an internationalized context. Research in Dance Education. vol. 20 (2).
- (2019) Feeling the Field: Reflections on Embodiment within Improvised Dance Ethnography. Journal of Dance & Somatic Practices. vol. 11 (2).
- (2019) Sustaining, Shifting, and Shaping a Nation One Step at a Time: Dance Practices in Ramallah, Palestine, as a Location for Reimagining National Identity. Conversations Across the Field of Dance Studies. vol. 39.
- (2019) Syria, Dance, and Community, Journal of Dance Education. Journal of Dance Education. vol. 19.
- (2019) Community dance as a democratic dialogue. Policy Futures in Education.
- (2018) Researching Dance Education Post-2016: The Global Implications of Brexit and Trump on Dance Education. Research in Dance Education. vol. 19 (1).
- (2018) Difference in the Dancing: Two Dance Educators Reflect on Difference in the Dance Studio. Teaching Artist Journal. vol. 16 (1-2).
- (2016) Refugees, Migrants, Visitors and IDPs: Investigating Acculturation in Academia through Creative Role-play. Higher Education Research and Development. vol. 35 (1).
- (2015) The Gaze or the Groove? Emerging Themes from the New Meanings and Pathways: Community Dance and Dance Education Symposium in Beijing. Research in Dance Education. vol. 16 (2).
- (2013) Pushing Boundaries: Reflections on Teaching and Learning Contemporary Dance in Amman. Journal of Dance Education. vol. 13 (2).
- (2020) The People’s Dance: The Power and Politics of Guangchang Wu. Palgrave Macmillan. 2020. ISBN 978-981-15-9165-5. Critical Studies in Dance Leadership and Inclusion (.).
- (2017) Dance, Diversity and Difference: Performance and Identity Politics in Northern Europe and the Baltic. Bloomsbury Academic. 2017. ISBN 978-1784539795.
- (2016) Women, dance, revolution: Performance and protest in the Southern Mediterranean. Bloomsbury Academic. 2016. ISBN 978-1784532482.
- (2014) Talking Dance: Contemporary Histories from the Southern Mediterranean. Bloomsbury Academic. 2014. ISBN 978-1780764894.
Part of book/report
- (2020) SUSTAINING DANCE PRACTICES IN TURBULENT TIMES: Dance, displacement, identity and the Syrian Civil War. Dancing Across Borders Perspectives on Dance, Young People and Change.