Rachael K. Palermo
Rachael is an adjunct lecturer at Baldwin Wallace University. She has taught and choreographed for dance studios, theatres, and schools in Ohio for over 15 years. She is a former studio owner/director, and is a member of the National Dance Education Organization. Rachael holds a B.F.A. in Dance from The University of Akron, where she performed with The University of Akron Dance Company. She went on to New York University for graduate studies, and received her M.A. in Teaching Dance in Higher Education and the Professions. Her research interests include administration, leadership, and strategic planning in higher education dance programs.