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UC San Diego credits:

Native Son (AD/Dramaturg)

Research Areas
mother-daughter relationships of immigrant families

Contact Information
Department of Theatre & Dance
UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive MC0344
La Jolla, CA 92093-0344
Office: GH 131
Phone: (858) 534-3791
Fax: (858) 534-1080
Email: tteshome@ucsd.edu
  Tezeru Teshome
Fifth-year PhD Candidate


BS in History and Theatre Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Tezeru Teshome is a fifth-year PhD Candidate. She earned her BS in History and Theatre Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is a playwright, performer, scholar and youth advocate. She has worked as an educator, teaching artist, and juvenile justice organizer in Chicago for several years. Other than her commitment to youth justice, Tezeru’s research will explore how U.S. immigration and acculturation impacts mother-daughter relationships of immigrant families.

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