Alumni

Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies MA/PhD alumni have established careers as teachers, independent scholars, and theatre practitioners internationally. This list includes the current positions of some of our alumni who have graduated since 2001. We look forward to adding more names to this list.

 

  • Jessica Berson (Ph.D. 2005), Lecturer, Dance Studies, Yale University
  • Kathleen Blum (Ph.D. 2001), Principal, Cliff Valley High School, Atlanta, GA
  • Kelly Bremner (Ph.D. 2008), Assistant Professor, Theatre, Emory and Henry College, Emory, VA
  • Stephen Burch (Ph.D. 2001), Associate Professor, Theatre and Dance, University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa
  • Jeffrey P. Casey (Ph.D. 2016), Assistant Professor, Theater, Norwich University
    Jennifer Chapman (Ph.D. 2005), Associate Professor, Music and Theatre Arts, UW-Eau Claire
  • Lindsay Christians (M.A. 2008), Arts Writer for The Capital Times, Madison, WI
  • Jessica Gaspar Concepcíon (Ph.D. 2005) Associate Professor, Theatre, University of Puerto Rico – Cayay
  • John-Stuart Fauquet (Ph.D. 2011), Dramaturg and Director, New York, NY
  • Steve Feffer (Ph.D. 2003) Associate Professor, English, Western Michigan University
  • Sara Freeman (Ph.D. 2002) Assistant Professor, Theatre Arts, University of Puget Sound
  • Melissa Friesen (Ph.D. 2005) Professor, Theatre and Communication, Bluffton University
  • James Frieze (Ph.D. 2002), Lecturer, School of Media and Creative Arts, Liverpool University
  • Takeo Fujikura (Ph.D. 2008), Professor, Waseda University, Japan
  • Patricia Gaborik (Ph.D. 2003), Lecturer, UC-Berkeley Study Abroad Program, Rome
  • Catherine Gleason (Ph.D. 2010), Assistant Teaching Professor, Theatre, University of Missouri – Columbia
  • Martine Kei Green-Rogers (Ph.D. 2010), Assistant Professor, Theatre, University of Utah
  • Erika Hughes (Ph.D. 2009), Assistant Professor, Film, Dance and Theatre, Arizona State University
  • Kristin Hunt (Ph.D. 2006), Assistant Professor, Communication, Media and Theatre, Northeastern Illinois University
  • Julie Jackson (Ph.D. 2003), Professor, History, Dramaturgy, Text Analysis, Marshall University, Huntington, WV
  • Baron Kelly (Ph.D. 2003), Associate Professor, University of Louisville
  • Victoria Lantz (Ph.D. 2010), Visiting Professor of Theatre, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX
  • Mary McAvoy (Ph.D. 2013) Assistant Professor, Theatre Education/Theatre for Youth, Arizona State University
  • Paulette Marty (Ph.D. 2003), Associate Professor, Theatre, Appalachian State University
  • David Mason (Ph.D. 2002), Associate Professor, Theatre, Rhodes College, Memphis TN
  • Allison Metz (Ph.D. 2008), Assistant Professor, Theatre, Grand Valley State University, Michigan
  • Cláudia Nascimento (Ph.D. 2002), Associate Professor, Wesleyan University
  • Deidre Onishi (Ph.D. 2007), Assistant Professor, Cameron University, Lawton, OK
  • Joohee Park (Ph.D. 2010), Adjunct Instructor, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea
  • John Polak (Ph.D. 2005), Directing and Acting in San Francisco
  • Cassandra Proball (M.A. 2004), Education Director, Duluth Playhouse, Duluth, MN
  • John Ray Proctor (2013), Assistant Professor, Tulane University
  • Kirsten Pullen (Ph.D. 2001), Associate Professor, Performance Studies, Texas A&M University
  • Pete Rydberg (Ph.D. 2012), Assistant Professor, Thiel College, Greenville, PA
  • Shannon Blake Skelton (Ph.D. 2013), Instructor, Theatre, Kansas State University
  • Michelle Solberg Ford (Ph.D. 2013), Associate Lecturer, Integrated Liberal Studies Program, UW-Madison
  • Anne Swedberg (Ph.D. 2006), Visiting Assistant Professor, Theatre, Wesleyan University
  • Angie Sweigert-Gallagher (Ph.D. 2008), Assistant Professor, Northeastern Illinois University
  • William Whitney (Ph.D. 2009), Administrator in the President’s Office and Adjunct Professor of Theatre, LeHigh University, Bethlehem, PA