Faculty

Faculty in the Ph.D. Program in Theatre and Performance are distinguished scholars and critics of professional theater, and are made up of core faculty who teach exclusively at The Graduate Center, and affiliate faculty who also teach at one or more CUNY colleges. Program faculty also teach courses in the Film Studies Certificate.

Faculty serve as mentors and advocates for student professional and career opportunities.

View our faculty and emeritus faculty below.

Our Faculty

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Jane Bowers

Professor

  • Theatre and Performance

Professor

  • American Studies
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Marvin Carlson

Distinguished Professor

  • Theatre and Performance

Distinguished Professor

  • Comparative Literature

Distinguished Professor

  • Middle Eastern Studies

Distinguished Professor

  • Global Early Modern Studies
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Jean Graham-Jones

Lucille Lortel Professor

  • Theatre and Performance

Professor

  • Latin American, Iberian, and Latino Cultures
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Frank Hentschker

Executive Director and Director of Programs

  • Martin E. Segal Theatre Center

Associate Professor

  • Theatre and Performance
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Erika T. Lin

Associate Professor

  • Theatre and Performance

Associate Professor

  • English

Affiliated Faculty

  • Medieval Studies

Affiliated Faculty

  • Global Early Modern Studies
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Edward Miller

Professor

  • Theatre and Performance

Professor

  • Film Studies
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David Savran

Vera Mowry Roberts Chair in American Theatre

  • Theatre and Performance

Distinguished Professor

  • English

Distinguished Professor

  • American Studies
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James Wilson

Professor

  • Theatre and Performance

Professor

  • Africana Studies

Emeritus Faculty

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Morris Dickstein

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

  • Theatre and Performance

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

  • English
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Judith Milhous

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

  • Theatre and Performance

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

  • English
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James Saslow

Professor

  • Art History

Professor

  • Theatre and Performance