Kristina Hagström-Ståhl is PARSE professor in Performative Arts at the Academy of Music and Drama, University of Gothenburg. Kristina holds Ph.D. in Performance Studies from University of California, Berkeley, and has since been a postdoctoral fellow at Lund University and a visiting professor at Stockholm University of the Arts. She works at the intersection of critical theory and performance practice, with research interests in feminist performance, cultural and psychoanalytic theory, and interdisciplinary collaboration in the arts. She served as dramaturge for the national project Staging Gender (Att gestalta kön) and also works as a freelance director. Between 2010 and 2016 she served on the Swedish Research Council’s Committee for Artistic Research.