Faculty Bio

Hortense Gerardo, Ph.D.Associate Professor of Anthropology and Performing Arts Office: Winslow Academic Center
Tel: 617-243-2019
Email: hgerardo@lasell.edu

Department: Humanities and Social Sciences

Degrees: Ph.D., Boston University; M.A., Boston University; B.A., Boston University

Biography:
Hortense Gerardo is interested in the intersection of artistic identity and economic survivability and is a professional consultant to several local arts organizations. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Yamawaki Arts Center at Lasell, and is the director of a charitable organization that specializes in promoting the work of emerging artists across several performance disciplines.

In addition to her work in cultural anthropology, Hortense is a professional playwright and screenwriter. She is the recipient of several artist grants and professional development awards, and her work has been produced by theatre and independent film companies abroad as well as in the United States.

What do you like about teaching at Lasell?
"The College provides a creative and supportive environment for students, faculty and senior residents to engage in academic and artistic exploration. It is inspiring to be an active member of the vibrant community that makes up the Lasell College experience."

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Lasell College Fashion Students Ready to Show their Skills in Runway 2016  Monday, April 25, 2016After a year of sketching, sewing and planning – students have one night to show their talents and highlight their hard work in the annual Runway fashion show. Lasell’s Fashion Department will host its 27th annual runway show this weekend with an Undergraduate Show on April 29 and the Senior Collection Show on April 30. Both events begin at 7pm at the Athletic Center.

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