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Ph.D. in Theatre and Drama, University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A. in Theatre and Drama, University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.F.A. in Drama, University of Oklahoma
B.A. in English, University of Oklahoma
“Women Adapting: Bringing Three Serials of the Roaring Twenties to Stage and Screen (Studies in Theatre History and Culture)." University of Iowa Press. 2019.
"Adapting Traditions: Lacunae Surrounding the 1934 Film Adaptation of Edith Wharton's The Age of Innocence," Edith Wharton Review 34.2. 101-123. 2018.
“Gentlemen Prefer Adaptations: Industry and Gender in Adaptation Studies.” Theatre Journal. 66.4. 559-79. 2014.
“Incorporation of the Incar(nation): Dorothy L. Sayers’s The Man Born to be King.” Ecumenica 3.2 (Fall): 7-30. 2010.
“Ol’ (Wo)man River?: Broadway’s Gendering of Edna Ferber’s Show Boat.” Studies in Musical Theatre 4.3. 321-30. 2010.
“War and Reclamation: Alice Dunbar-Nelson’s Mine Eyes Have Seen and The Crisis’ Campaign to Reclaim Black Masculinity in a Nation at War.” New England Theatre Journal 21. 47-69. 2010.
"Adapting Adaptation Studies: Editorial Adaptation in Edna Ferber's Show Boat," Society for the Study of American Women Writers, Denver
"Using Theatre History to Address Gender in Adaptation Studies," Association for Theatre in Higher Education Annual Meeting, Boston
A Women Writers and the Adaptation Industry, 1910-1930,” Association for Theatre in Higher Education Annual Meeting, Chicago
“Theatre, Film, and Diversity,” panel discussion, Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, Region 5, Normandale Community College, Bloomington, Minnesota
“The Quality of Zeal: Critical Response to Dorothy L. Sayers’ The Zeal of Thy House,” Dorothy L. Sayers Society Annual Meeting, University of Glasgow, Scotland
“’Dark Brown Negresses’: (Mis)Constructing Race and Gender Through Florence Mills and Show Boat,” Association for Theatre in Higher Education Annual Meeting, Orlando
Twelfth Night, or What You Will
by William Shakespeare
Servant of Two Masters
by Carlo Goldoni
Women and Theatre Program
Association for Theatre in Higher Education
Honors and Awards
2016 Edith Wharton Society Award for Archival Research
2016 Awad Scholarly Activities and Development Award, Southwest Baptist University
2014 Barbara Reynolds Award, The Dorothy L. Sayers Society
2011 Helen Krich Chinoy Dissertation Research Fellowship, American Society for Theatre Research