Crystal Gaston began working as the Assistant to the Director and Coordinator of Graduate Services in November 2016. In this position, she supports the Director of the School of Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies, coordinates Appointment, Promotion and Tenure, and supports the School's four active Graduate programs.
Crystal Gaston received her MA in Museum Studies from Johns Hopkins University in 2008 and BS in Theatre Arts with a concentration in Theatre Administration and a minor in Mass Communications from Towson University in 2004. She has over 12 years of higher education experience at institutions including the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Towson University, Johns Hopkins University and Walden University. Her previous position was at the University of Maryland Baltimore School of Nursing in the Office of Admissions as the Coordinator of Student Affairs.
Crystal has a passion for thought provoking artistic work that presents stories of different cultural backgrounds. She is excited to join TDPS to contribute to its success and to gain from all the school’s faculty and students.