Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, University of Chicago.
Campus Affiliation: CUNY Graduate Center
Research Interests: Theatre, Slavics
Major publications include: Theatre/Theory: Theory/Theatre (ed. Applause, 1999); Guillotine: Its Legend and Lore (Blast Books, 1992); The Witkiewicz Reader (ed. and trans. Northwestern University Press, 1992); Doubles, Demons, and Dreamers: An International Collection of Symbolist Drama (editor. Performing Arts Journal Publications, 1983); and American Melodrama (editor. Performing Arts Journal Publications, 1982). He is also the series editor of "Polish and Eastern European Archives" (Harwood) and editor of Slavic and East European Performance. Specializations: Modern European Drama and Theatre (Polish and Russian); Genre Studies; Theatre Theory.