Kalle Westerling is a Ph.D. Candidate in Theatre and Performance, working on a dissertation about the history and aesthetics of male-identified bodies in 20th-century burlesque and 21st-century boylesque. He is currently an Instructional Technology Fellow at Macaulay Honors College, CUNY. He also coordinates the NEH-funded project “Expanding Communities of Practice,” aimed at helping to create infrastructure for digital humanities across several higher education institutions across the U.S.

Photo: Mario Longhi, 2016.