UCI-UCSD Presidential Suite Reunion at ASTR, Minneapolis, 2016
PhD in Drama & Theatre Program:
Department of Drama Faculty
Stephen Barker, Ph.D., University of Arizona;
Professor, Interim Dean: Performance Theory, Poststructural Theory, Beckett, Para- and Postmodern Theatre, Critical Literacy.
Ketu H. Katrak, Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College;
Professor: Ancient Sanskrit Theatre, African and Black Diaspora Drama, Feminist Critical Theory, Performance Theory.
Anthony Kubiak, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee;
Professor: American and Modern Drama, Critical Theory, Philosophy, Shamanism and Performance, Buddhism and Theatre.
Daphne Lei, Ph.D., Tufts University;
Professor, and Head of Doctoral Studies: Asian Theatre, Asian American Theatre, Intercultural Theatre, Gender Theory, Performance Theory.
David McDonald, Ph.D., Stanford University;
Professor Emeritus: Dramatic Theory, Irish Drama, Theatre History, Playwriting.
Ian Munro, Ph.D., Harvard University;
Associate Professor: European Drama and Performance, Early Modern Popular Culture, Theatrical Performance of Wit.
Bryan Reynolds, Ph.D., Harvard University;
Professor: Shakespeare, Renaissance Drama, Critical Theory, Transversal Poetics, Feminist Theory, Performance Theory, Cultural Studies.
Janelle Reinelt, Ph.D., Stanford University;
Professor Emeritus: Political Theory and Performance.
Robert Weimann, Ph.D., Humboldt University (Berlin);
Professor Emeritus: Shakespeare, Critical Theory, Modern German Theatre.
Frank Wilderson, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley;
Professor: Film theory, Marxism, Black Political Theory, Dramaturgy, and Cultural Studies.
Associated UCI Faculty
David Brodbeck, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania;
Professor: Department of Music, Romanticism, Modernism, Anglophone Popular Music since 1950.
Robert Cohen, D.F.A., Yale University;
Professor Emeritus: Acting Theory, Directing, Theatre History, Dramatic Theory and Criticism, Dramatic Literature.
Douglas-Scott Goheen, Ph.D., University of Denver;
Professor Emeritus: Scenic Design.
Susan Klein, Ph.D., Cornell University;
Associate Professor: Japanese Theater and Dance, Medieval Japanese Religions, Feminist Critical Theory.
Lynn Mally, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley;
Professor: Modern Russian and Soviet History.
Juan Villegas, Ph.D., Universidad de Chile;
Professor Emeritus: Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Theatre History, Theatre and Visual Communication, Spanish Theater, Latin American Theater.
Robert Folkenflik, Ph.D., Cornell University;
Professor Emeritus: Dept. of English and Comparative Literature, Restoration & Eighteenth-Century Drama, History of Criticism & Theory.
Jim Carmody, Ph.D., Stanford University;
Associate Professor: French Theatre, Critical Theory, Co-Editor of Theatre Forum.
Emily Roxworty, Ph.D., Northwestern University;
Associate Professor: Asian/American Theatre, Performance Studies, critical race and gender studies, applied theatre.
Nadine Graves-George, Ph.D., Northwestern University;
Professor: African American Studies, Feminist Studies, Theatre History, and Dance History.
Jorge Huerta, Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara;
Professor Emeritus: Chicano Theatre, US Latino Theatre.
Marianne McDonald, Ph.D., University of California, Irvine;
Professor Emeritus: Ancient Greek and Roman Drama and their Modern Versions, Irish Drama, Japanese Drama.
John Rouse, Ph.D., Stanford University;
Associate Professor Emeritus: Modern and Contemporary European Theatre, Bertolt Brecht, Critical Theory.
Janet Smarr, Ph.D., Princeton University;
Professor: Late Middle Ages and Renaissance, especially in Italy and France, Women’s Studies and Literary Theory.