B.A. –University of Wisconsin, Madison
MA – Columbia University
Ph.D. – New York University Current
The history of the Stage Door Canteen; African American drama and performance, Anglophone African drama and performance, feminist theater and performance and doing dramaturgy for plays in production.
“Staging the Dilemma of the Female Usband: Igbo Empoowerment of Ogbo Oppression in Tess Onwueme’s The Broken Calabash,” forthcoming book edited by Maureen Eke; “The American Theatre Wing’s Experiment in Democracy: The Stage Door Canteen,” ASTR, Fall 2009; “Defying Stereotypes: From Cliff Huxtable to Barack Obama,” ATHE summer 2009; “Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphosis: Storytelling as Feminist Process,” Feminist Theatrical Revisions of Classical Texts, edited by Sharon Friedman, MacFarland, 2008.
attending theater, dance, and musical performances; cooking and baking; sexual assault advocacy; breast cancer advocacy; movies Professional Association Membership: American Theatre and Drama Society Association for Theatre in Higher Education American Society for Theatre Research
PCA 125 - Intro to Dramatic Scripts
PCA 255 - African American Drama
PCA 323 - South African Drama
PCA 327 - West African Drama
PCA 327 / ENG 327 - Drama By and About Women
PCA 355 - Gender Representation in Western Drama
PCA 338 / ENG 338 - 20th Century Avant Garde