Cynthia Delgado

Cynthia Delgado

Assistant Professor
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
Women and Gender Studies


Awards and Honors

  • New York University, 2022, Monroe Lippman Memorial Prize for Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation
  • Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, New York University, 2021, Dean's Dissertation Fellow


PhD, New York University, 2022
Performance Studies

MS, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2015
Gender Studies

BA, Mount Holyoke College, 2009
Studio Art / Economics

Research and Creative Works

Research Interest

performance studies, art and visual cultures, critical theory, gender and sexuality, queer and trans studies, aesthetics and politics, race & ethnicity, urban studies, Latin/x American studies

Courses Taught

Past Courses

WS 166: Gender, Race and Class
WS 169: Introduction to Queer Studies
WS 297: Topic: Queer/Trans Performance
WS 369: Queer Theory
WS 399: Research Methods