CUR Experts List
AATE College/University/Research Experts List, October 2015
These AATE members are available for information and advice on their specialties. Feel free to contact them with your questions. All AATE members are welcome to join this list which is curated by the College/University/Research Network.
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: Drama Therapy, Playwriting, Creative Drama, Puppetry
Degree: MFA Directing, Trinity University at the Dallas Theater Center 1981 and MSW from University of Maryland at Baltimore 1998
Title: Professor, Drama Therapy/Theater
Institution: Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Degrees available at institution: BA or BS in Theatre, MA in Theatre with concentration in Drama Therapy
Work Phone: (785) 532-6780
Work email: email@example.com
Work website: http://www.k-state.edu/theatre/students/future/areas/drama-therapy/index.html
Personal website: http://www.dramatherapycentral.com
Drama for Life Enhancement in Pioneering Change: Activities for Residents with Dementia Education Module to Promote Excellent Alternatives in Kansas Nursing Homes, published by KSU Center on Aging, in 2008 at http://www.k-state.edu/peak/Dementiaactivities.pdf.
Incorporating Multiple Intelligences into Advisement of Theatre Students. ATHE Seminar: Theory of Multiple Intelligences and Theatre, ATHE 2009. KREX http://hdl.handle.net/2097/1718.
Intergenerational Theatre: Storytelling to Connect the Generations. ATHE 2009. KREX http://hdl.handle.net/2097/1713.
The Process of Healing: Expression from Within, Insight, and Release through the Arts. International Creative Arts Therapies Conference, 2006. KREX. http://hdl.handle.net/2097/1717.
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: Arts Integration, Drama-Based Pedagogy and Practice, Applied Drama/Theatre, Museum Theatre, Theatre-in-Education, Drama-in-Education, Research Methods, Teaching Artist Pedagogy and Practice, Professional Learning Models
Degrees: MFA Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities, UT Austin
Title: Assistant Professor, Arts Integration and Teaching Artist Pedagogy and Practice
Institution: University of Texas at Austin
Degrees available at institution: BA in Theatre,
BFA Theatre Studies, MA/MFA/PhD in Performance as Public Practice, MFA in Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities
Work Phone: 512-232-5314
Work email: firstname.lastname@example.org
PUBLICATIONS: DBI NETWORK: http://www.utexas.edu/cofa/dbi/
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: Community-Based Work, Applied Theatre, and Playmaking
Degree: MFA, Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities
Title: Community Engagement Director
Institution: Orlando Repertory Theatre in partnership with University of Central Florida (UCF)
Degrees available at institution: UCF: MFA in Theatre for Young Audiences, MFA in Acting, Undergraduate Degrees in Theatre
Work Phone: 407-896-7365 x202
Work email: email@example.com
Work website: orlandorep.com
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: Curriculum Development in the Arts, Educational Policy, Directing and Choreography with Youth and Arts Integration
Degree: ABD Urban Education -Arts Education Policy
Title: Director Graduate Program in Educational Theatre
Institution: The City College of New York
Degrees available at institution: MSED Educational Theatre/P-12 Theatre Certification
Work Phone: (212) 650-6290
Work email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Work website: www.ccny.cuny.edu/edtheatre/
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: Theatre for Young Audiences, K-12 theatre education, US theatre history, childhood studies, child development, cognitive and media psychology, theatre pedagogy, reception studies with child audiences
DEGREES: Ph.D. in Theatre, University of Kansas (+M.A. & B.A.)
TITLE: Associated Professor
INSTITUTION: University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
DEGREES AVAILABLE FROM INSTITUTION: M.A. & Ph.D. in Theatre; B.A. & B.G.S. in Theatre; B.F.A. & M.F.A. in Scenography.
PHONE: (KU office) (785) 864-5576; (home office) (785) 843-3744
PUBLICATIONS (since 1986) available athttps://kuscholarworks.ku.edu/
On phased retirement Fall 2016-Spring 2019 and always available for mentoring.
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: Drama in education, arts integration, arts and equity, literacy, professional development, school partnerships, international programs
Degree: MSt. Drama in Education, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
Doctoral Candidate, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Maryland
Title: Instructor/Project Manager: MA Teacher Leadership with a focus in Arts Integration
Institution: University of Maryland, College Park
Degrees available at institution: BA Theatre, MA Teacher Leadership with a Focus in Arts Integration
Work Phone: (301) 580-2442
Work Email: Lkrakaur@umd.edu
Work website: http://www.education.umd.edu/TLPL/programs/ArtEd/
Matt Omasta, Ph.D.
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: Theatre for Young Audiences, K-12 Theatre Education, Teacher Preparation, Drama Across the Curriculum, Devising, Play Theory, Research Methods (Qualitative, Quantitative, Mixed), Research Design & Assessment
DEGREES: Ph.D. in Theatre for Youth / Educational Drama, Arizona State University; M.A. in Theatre Education, Emerson College
TITLE: Director of Theatre Education
INSTITUTION: Utah State University
DEGREES AVAILABLE FROM INSTITUION: B.F.A. degrees in: Theatre Education, Applied Theatre, Acting, Technology/Design, Stage Management; B.A. in Theatre Studies; M.F.A. in Theatre Design
PHONE: (435) 797-3103
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: Culturally Responsive Theatre Education; Cultural, Racial, Ethnic representation in TYA
Degree: MFA Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities, University of Texas at Austin
Title: Assistant Professor, Theatre Studies/ Theatre Education
Institution: UT Austin
Degrees available at institution: BA in Theatre, BFA in Theatre Education (with K-12 certification), MFA in Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities
Work Phone: 512-232-7345
Work email: email@example.com
Work website: http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/people/schroeder-arce-roxanne
Personal website: http://www.roxannearce.com
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: Puppetry, Improvisation, Creative Drama, Service Learning in TYA
Degree: MFA Theatre for Youth, Arizona State University
Title: Professor, Theatre Education
Institution: California State University, San Bernardino
Degrees available at institution: BA in Theatre, Theatre Education Emphasis, Minor and Certificate in Puppetry
Work Phone: (909)537-5881
Work email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Work website: http://theatre.csusb.edu
Personal website: http://www.professorjohanna.com
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: Directing, Choreography, Physical Theater, Musical Theater, Improvisation, Creative Drama, Theater Outreach
Degree: MFA Directing, Catholic University of America (May 2015)
Title: Graduate Assistant and Instructor, Theater
Institution: Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
Degrees available at institution: BA in Drama, MFA in Directing, Acting, and Playwrighting, MATE (Theatre Education)
Work Phone: (703)328-8868
Work email: email@example.com
Professional/Freelance email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Personal website: http://www.elenavelasco.net
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: Drama in Education, Applied Theatre, Popular Theatre, ESL & Bilingual Education
Degree: PhD, Language & Literacy Education with Specialization in Drama in Education
Title: Assistant Professor, TESOL
Institution: Lesley University, Boston, MA
Degrees available at institution: BA in Theatre, MA/Licensures in Arts in Education - Creative Arts in Learning - Community Arts & TESOL
Work Phone: (617)349-8965
Work email: email@example.com
Work website: http://www.lesley.edu/graduate-school-of-education/home/
Personal website: https://lesley.academia.edu/AmandaCWager
Dissertation Title: Applied Drama as Engaging Pedagogy: Critical Multimodal Literacies with Street Youth
Perry, M., Wessels, A., & Wager, A.C. (2013). From playbuilding to devising in literacy education: Aesthetic and pedagogical approaches. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 56(8), 649-658.
Wager, A.C. & Winters, K.L. (2013). Expanding educators’ awareness of youth homelessness through critical dramatic inquiry. Teaching and Learning, Special Issue #2: Equity, Engagement, Teaching and Learning, 7(3), 29-46.
Mackenzie, D., Belliveau, G., Lea, G., Beck, J., & Wager, A. (2011). Research-based theatre script and artographic reflections: Naming the shadows: Theatre as research: Playscript/sketches of the rhizome. Canadian Journal of Practice-based Research in Theatre. 3(1), 1-40.
Lea, G. W., Belliveau, G., Wager, A., & Beck, J. L. (2011). A loud silence: Working with research-based theatre and a/r/tography. International Journal of Education & the Arts, 12(16).
Beck, J., Belliveau, G., Lea, G., & Wager, A. (2011). Delineating a spectrum of research-based theatre. Qualitative Inquiry. 17(8), 687-700.
Wager, A., Belliveau, G., Beck, J. & Lea, G. (2009). Exploring drama as an additional language through research-based theatre. Scenario: Journal for Drama and Theatre in Foreign and Second Language Education. (3)2, 50-64.
Wager, A. (2010). Book review: Kathleen Gallagher’s ‘The Theatre of Urban: Youth and Schooling in Dangerous Times’. Canadian Journal of Education. 33(1).
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: Directing, Playwriting, Devising
Degree: MFA Theatre for Youth, directing & playwriting focus, Arizona State University
Title: Head of VPA Theatre & Arts Management
Institution: Carroll University, Waukesha WI
Degrees available at institution: BA in Theatre Arts, Arts Management Minor
Work Phone: 262-524-7303
Work email: firstname.lastname@example.org