Dr. Ann Folino White speaks at Sharper Focus/Wider Lens “Transforming the World: The Power of Imagination”


Ann Folino White is an associate professor of Theatre Studies and associate chairperson in the Department of Theatre at Michigan State University.

Her scholarship on U.S. popular performance, protest, and food culture and politics has appeared in numerous journals.

Her book “Plowed Under: Food Policy Protests and Performance in New Deal America” received the CLR James Book Award from the Working Class Studies Association.

Ann is recipient of the 2017 Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year award from the Michigan Association of State Universities.

She earned her doctorate from Northwestern University.