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Maurya Wickstrom
Position: Associate Professor
Campus Affiliation: College of Staten Island
Phone: (718) 982-2530
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. in Theatre, Graduate Center/CUNY, M.F.A. in Directing, Tulane University.

Major publications include: Performance in the Blockades of Neoliberalism: Thinking the Political Anew, published in 2012 by Palgrave Macmillan in the Studies in International Performance Series, edited by Janelle Reinelt and Brian Singleton and Performing Consumers: Global Capital and its Theatrical Seductions, Routledge, 2006. She has an essay, “Palestine and Political Invention” in Performance, Identity, and the Neo-Political Subject, edited by Fintan Walsh and Matthew Causey for the Routledge Advances in Theatre and Performance Studies Series, (November, 2012). She also has contributed essays in Changing the Subject: Marvin Carlson and Theatre Studies, 1959-2009, edited by Joseph Roach and in Rethinking Disney: Private Control, Public Dimensions. Her articles have been published in The Drama Review, Theatre Journal, Modern Drama, Theatre Survey, Theatre Annual, Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism, and PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art. Her current research and teaching interests include; philosophy and performance with an emphasis on Alain Badiou; Palestinian politics and performance; global political theatre; animal studies; contemporary cultural, political, and performance theory; neoliberalism and performance in and through human rights, international law, and development discourses.