Emily F. Winerock is
co-founder and co-director with
Linda McJannet and Amy Rodgers of
and Dance Project.
research specialization is the history of
dance in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century
England and Europe.
Dr. Winerock is a graduate of the doctoral program in
history at the University of Toronto, holds a M.A.
in Early Modern History from the University of
Sussex, and received her B.A. in English from
she is a Visiting Scholar in English at the
University of Pittsburgh, where she was previously a Visiting Assistant Professor of History.
She has also been a Visiting Scholar at the
Women's Institute at Chatham University in Pittsburgh,
taught in the Western Heritage Program at Carthage
College in Kenosha, WI.
scholar-practitioner, Dr. Winerock choreographs for
theatre and dance productions and has taught
Renaissance dance workshops in the United States,
Canada, and the United Kingdom. She is the convener of
the Early Dance Working Group for the Dance Studies
Association and the moderator of the Dance Historians Network on
Winerock is married to computational chemist Dr. Chris
Wilmer, an Assistant
Professor of Chemical Engineering at the
University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Wilmer is a co-founder
of the start-up companies NuMat Technologies and AerOnics. He is also a founding
editor of the cryptocurrency journal Ledger and the author of Bitcoin for the Befuddled. Dr.
Winerock's line of science-themed ties based on Dr.
Wilmer's research are available at the Zazzle
"Reformation and Revelry: The Politics
and Practices of Dancing in Early Modern
England, c.1550-c.1640" (pdf, 7073KB)
Updated April 2020
Google Scholar, and LinkedIn.