Laine Zisman Newman
Laine Zisman Newman received her PhD from the University of Toronto in Theatre and Sexual Diversity Studies. Her research focuses on feminist popular culture and queer performance. Zisman Newman was the founder and chair of Toronto’s Queer Theory Working Group at the Jackman Humanities Institute and the co-founder of Equity in Theatre, a national organization that worked to improve equity in the professional Canadian performance industry. She currently teaches at the Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies at the University of Toronto.