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Assistant Professor in Popular Music, University of Nottingham

Hannah is an expert on the intersections of Blackness, queerness, and gender in American musical theatre. She has published and spoken on queer culture, race representation, and the construction of gender in musicals ranging from The Wizard of Oz to Hamilton. They are currently finishing their first monograph on Cole Porter's Kiss Me, Kate and have forthcoming publications on the American musical and identity politics through a Black feminist lens.

Hannah is a specialist in the Broadway and Hollywood musical, with expertise on the composer and lyricist Cole Porter. She is in the process of preparing and publishing a series of texts on Porter's work and life. She is particularly interested in the intersections between personal identity and popular music.


  • 2019–present
    Dr, University of Nottingham
  • 2018–2019
    Dr, University of Sheffield