BFA, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, MEd and EdD Temple University, has served as an Assistant Professor of Dance at The George Washington University, Associate Professor of Dance and Director of the Dance Program at Northwestern University and Assistant Professor of Dance at Queens College-CUNY. For the last 32 years, he has also been a performer and choreographer. In 1981, Joseph joined the Mid American Dance Company MADCO (now Modern American Dance Company) and toured throughout the Midwest. From 1987 to1994, Joseph had overlapping tenures with MOMIX and the Erick Hawkins Dance Company, both of which toured nationally and internationally. He has also performed as a guest artist with many other dance companies. His own choreographic work seeks to blend his interests in athleticism and audience accessibility with the poetic sensibilities, influenced by his mentor, Erick Hawkins. Joseph is a Certified Movement Analyst with a particular interest in somatic studies and holistic approaches to understanding the body in dance education.