About the Author

Gigi Berardi
Professor, Huxley College of the Environment - Western Washington University
Telephone: (360) 650-4495 or (360) 650-2070
Email: Gigi.Berardi@wwu.edu
Website: http://myweb.facstaff.wwu.edu/~gberardi

Gigi Berardi holds a MA in dance from UCLA. Her academic background and performing experience allow her to combine her interests in the natural and social sciences with her passion for dance, as both critic and writer. Over 150 articles and reviews by Ms. Berardi have appeared in Dance Magazine, Dance International, the Los Angeles Times, the Anchorage Daily News, The Olympian, The Bellingham Herald, and scientific journals such as BioScience, Human Organization, and Ethics, Place, and Environment.  Her public radio features (for KSKA, Anchorage) have been recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists.  She has served on the Board of Directors of the Dance Critics Association, and is a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors.  A professor at Western Washington University, she received the university’s Diversity Achievement Award in 2004.  Finding Balance is her fifth book. 

Gigi is available to speak on the subjects covered in Finding Balance. If you or your group is interested in arranging to have Gigi speak, email Gigi.Berardi@wwu.edu or call (360) 650-4495 or (360) 650-2070.