Associate Professor of Theater
Hinman Box: HB 6204
- B.A. Indiana University at Bloomington; M.A. University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin
Areas of Expertise
- East African theatre; theatre activism; performance of violence and war
- “Genocide Unbound: Erik Ehn, Rwanda, and an Aesthetics of Discomfort,” Theatre Journal , 61:1 (March 2009) 65-83.
- “The Poetics of Displacement and the Politics of Genocide in Three Plays about Rwanda,” Violence Performed: Local Roots and Global Routes of Conflict , P Anderson, J Menon, J Reinelt, and B Singleton (eds.) (2008) 54-78.
- “Of Sugarcoating and Hope,” The Drama Review , 51:2 (May 2007) 7-10.
- Performance and Politics in Tanzania: The Nation on Stage , Indiana University Press, (2007).
- “Marketing Trauma and the Theatre of War in Northern Uganda,” Theatre Journal , 57:3 (2005) 451-474.
- “Love in the Time of Dissertations: An Ethnographic Tale,” with R O Ajwang, Qualitative Inquiry , 9:3 (June 2003) 466-480.
- “Confessions of a Failed Theatre Activist: Intercultural Encounters in Uganda and Rwanda;” Genocide Performed: Transnational Narratives of Violence in Uganda, Rwanda, and the Congo