Moriah Flagler is a postdoctoral fellow for the Global Arts and Humanities Discovery team and the Artistic Director for Be The Street. She holds a joint appointment in Theater and Comparative Studies. Flagler is a eacher, theatre maker, and scholar. Her research focuses on community-based devising, applied improvisation, and digital storytelling. Her recent scholarship examines how devising digital stories with middle school aged Spanish speakers foregrounded their community cultural wealth in a schooling system that often strips Latinx youth of their languages and cultures through subtractive assimilation.
Moriah holds a Master of Fine Arts in Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities from The University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Education from The University of Arizona.