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Ms. Jeanna K McFarland

Ms. Jeanna K McFarland


Office: 1409 - McAfee
Email: jkmcfarland@eiu.edu
Website: http://ux1.eiu.edu/~jkmcfarland

Jeanna McFarland's Vita

Jeanna McFarland is a graduate of Southern Illinois University Carbondale and furthered her dance studies in New York City at different studios, including Modern Dance at the studios of Martha Graham and Merce Cunningham,  Ballet with Finus Jung, and Jazz with Luigi.  She came to Eastern in 1991 and is a faculty member in the Kinesiology & Sports Studies Department.

Office Hours Fall 2015:
M/W  8:00 am to 9:00 am
T/Th   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Current Syllabi

Frequently Taught Courses

KSS 1920 - Ballroom Dance

KSS  2220 - Technique and Theory of  Dance

KSS  2900 - International Expression for Dance


High School: East Richland High School in Olney, Illinois
B.S,Theater with a Dance Specialization, Southern Illinois University,Carbondale
M.S., Physical Education, Eastern Illinois University


Ex-Direcor of the EIU Dancers
Taught and choreographed  a Greek dance for Dr. Ronspies's students for his Greek Symposium Fall 2013
Taught dances of the 1960's for Booth Library's series Revolutionary Decade: Reflections on the 1960's Fall 2014 

Selected Conference Presentations

Have presented at Southestern District IAHPERD
Have presented at State IAHPERD


  Have taught ballroom/social dance for campus and community organizations

Country Line Dances From KSS 2220

"I'm All Shook Up" - Fall 2012

"Slapping Leather" - Spring 2013

"Watermelon Crawl" - Spring 2014

"Footloose" - Fall 2014

"Boot Scootin' Boogie" - Spring 2015

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