Anna White-Nockleby is a PhD Candidate in Romance Languages and Literatures at Harvard University, with a Secondary Field in Film and Visual Studies.
Her research focuses on performance and visual media during periods of financial and political crisis, with particular emphasis on contemporary theater in the Southern Cone. Her dissertation, Staging Crisis: Financial Collapse and the Performance of Value in 21st Century Argentina analyzes artistic production – theater, performance art and visual culture – following Argentina's 2001 economic crisis.
She has an article on contemporary Chilean performance forthcoming in Revista Hispánica Moderna, and her article on documentary film in Spain and Portugal can be found in the journal of visual culture. Her reviews and essays on Latin American performance have been published or are forthcoming in Theatre Journal, Modern Drama, ReVista, Informe Escaleno, and the Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism.
A graduate of Smith College (Highest Honors), she is the recipient of a 2011 Fulbright grant to Argentina, and worked as a public radio producer at WGBH’s The Callie Crossley Show in Boston, MA.