Ph.D., Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Maryland, 2005; M.A., Theatre History and Criticism, University of Maryland, 2005; M.Ed., Secondary English Education, University of Florida, 1995; B.A., English, University of Florida, 1994.
Areas of Specialization/Interest:
Musical Theatre, American Theatre and Drama, Popular Theatre, Gender Studies, Gay and Lesbian Studies
American Society for Theatre Research; Association for Theatre in Higher Education
Directing projects at the University of Maryland include Triumph of Love; Assassins and A...My Name will Always be Alice on the University's second stage
Representative Publications/Research Activities:
Author of "'Will You Remember?': Female Lyricists of Operetta and Musical Comedy," a chapter in the book "Unsung Contributors: Women Who Created Twentieth Century American Musical Theatre", ed. Bud Coleman and Judith Sebesta.
Honors and Awards:
Dissertation awarded "with distinction," University of Maryland Distinguished Teaching Assistant Award, American Society for Theatre Research's Thomas F. Marshall Travel Fellowship, Margaret Storrs Grierson Travel Grant for travel to the archives at Smith College, Gilder Lehrman Travel Grant