Elizabeth Fine, Ph.D.
Dr. Fine is Professor Emerita of Humanities at Virginia Tech. She received her Ph.D. in communication from the University of Texas at Austin (1978), her M.A. in rhetoric from the University of California, Berkeley (1973) and her B.S. in speech communication from the University of Texas at Austin (1971) and was a Woodrow Wilson Fellow (1971). She is the author of numerous articles, as well as the books Soulstepping: African American Step Shows (2003), The Folklore Text: From Performance to Print (1984, 1994), and is co-editor of the book Performance, Culture, and Identity (1992).