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Emma Waldron

Career Advisor, College of Performing Arts
Hashinger Science Center 130-A
(714) 516-5222
Emma is thrilled to be joining Chapman University and the College of Performing Arts in the new role of Career Advisor. She is excited to be able to draw upon her multi-faceted background in student affairs and the performing arts in order to support the unique career development needs of CoPA students and alumni. Emma recently completed her PhD in Performance Studies at UC Davis and holds an MA in Performance Research from Bristol University. Previously, Emma worked as an academic advisor for first-year students at Rutgers University. She also gained experience in arts administration and theatre education at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey where she worked as a teaching artist, assistant to the artistic director, and assistant director or dramaturgical assistant on several productions. Emma is new to SoCal and in her spare time loves hiking, tabletop gaming, and spending time with her cats.