Service to the Profession


Mid-America Theatre Conference

  • President (present)
  • President-Elect (2017, 2018)
  • Conference Planner (2015, 2016)
  • Associate Conference Planner (2013, 2014)
  • Executive Committee Member (2013-present)
  • Co-Chair, Theatre History Symposium (2011, 2012)

American Theatre & Drama Society

  • Executive Board Member, elected for two terms (2011-present)
  • Committee Member, Pre-Conference for Faculty Professional Development (2015)
  • Chair, Planning Committee, Graduate Fellows Pre-conference (2013)
  • Conference Planner for ATDS at the Association for Theatre in Higher Education Conference (2009, 2010)

American Society of Theatre Research

  • Member, Gerald Kahan Prize Committee for best essay published by an emerging scholar, (2017-2019)
    At-Large Member of the Committee on Conferences, elected (2015-2017)
  • Steering Committee Member, American Theatre Archive Project, American Society for Theatre Research and Theatre Library Association (2011-2012)


Editing & Manuscript Review

Peer Reviewer, Southern Illinois University Press (2016, 2017)

Peer Reviewer, Routledge Press (2017)

Book Review Editor, Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism (2011-2015)

Editorial Board Member, Journal of American Drama and Theatre (2013-present)

Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of American Drama and Theatre, Theatre History Studies, New England Theatre Journal, Theatre/Practice (2008-present)

Textbook Reviewer, The Wadsworth Anthology of Drama, 7th Edition; Norton Anthology of Drama; The Bedford Introduction to Drama, 5th Edition; Theatre in Your Life (2007-present)


Additional Service

Grants Reviewer, Professional Theatre Category, Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, 2016, 2017

Tenure Reviewer, Louisiana State University, 2018

Tenure Reviewer, University of Pittsburgh, 2017

Tenure Reviewer, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2016

Editor, Articles-in-Progress Session, Mid-America Theatre Conference, 2015

Discussant, “Work/Life Balance,” American Society for Theatre Research, Career Sessions Events, 2015

Graduate Student Paper Competition Judge, Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Theory & Criticism Focus Group, 2014

ATHE Outstanding Article Award Reviewing Committee Member, Association for Theatre in Higher Education, 2013

Tenure Reviewer, Brigham Young University, 2013

Mentor, ATDS Graduate Student Mentoring Program, American Theatre and Drama Society, 2011-present

Invited Speaker, Graduate Student Caucus Career Development Workshop, Association for Theatre in Higher Education, 2010, 2011

Member, Technology and Communications Committee, American Theatre and Drama Society, 2009-2010

Experts List Member, American Theatre and Drama Society, 2007-present

Emerging Scholars Panel Reviewing Committee Member, American Theatre and Drama Society, 2007

Local Support, Professional Development Brown Bag Sessions, American Society for Theatre Research, 2006, 2002

Member, Local Arrangements Committee, International Federation of Theatre Research/Fédération internationale pour la recherche théâtrale, College Park, Maryland, 2005

Panel Chair, multiple sessions at the Mid-America Theatre Conference, Association of Theatre in Higher Education, and the International Conference on Arts and Humanities between 2006 and present.