Scholarly Presentations

Co-Presenter (refereed): TESOL International Convention – Chicago, IL. 2018 – “Academic English and the Performing Arts.”

Co-Presenter (refereed): MITESOL – Oakland, MI. Oct. 2017 – “Finding Meaning in Playing a Part.”

Presenter (refereed): Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) – Las Vegas, NV. Aug. 2017 – “Journey to the West: The Interchange of Chinese and American Spectacle.”

Presenter (refereed): Mid-America Theatre Conference, Houston, TX, Mar. 2017 – Pedagogy Symposium. “International Students in Theatre Classes.”

Presenter (refereed): Midwest Association for Language Learning and Technology, Ann Arbor, MI, Oct. 2016. “Media, Performance, and Task-Based English Language Learning.”

Presenter (refereed): ATHE – Directing Pre-Conference, Chicago, IL, Aug. 2016. “Floating, Flipping, Flying, Tripping: The Interplay of Lighting, Media, Dance, and Direction in Hair.”

Presenter (refereed): Mid-America Theatre Conference, Minneapolis, MN, Mar. 2016. Pedagogy Symposium. “Variety Through Interdisciplinary Collaboration.” Co-authored with Carmela Romano Gillette.

Coordinator & Co-chair (refereed): Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE), Montreal, Canada, Aug. 2015. Panel: “The Performance of Fluency: Actor Techniques and Language Learning.”

Coordinator & Chair: “Conversations with the Dean and FEA on Diversity and Inclusion,” Wharton Center for the Performing Arts, East Lansing, MI, 2015. Assembled and conducted a panel on diversity and inclusion related to a performance of Hair.

Presenter (refereed): Voice and Speech Trainers Association (VASTA), London, UK, Aug. 2014. “Disability and Voice Training.”

Presenter (refereed): Mid-America Theatre Conference (MATC), Cleveland, OH, Mar. 2014. Pedagogy Symposium:
“Revising the Role of Disability in Today’s Theatre Program”
Practice/Production Symposium:
“Revising Devising: Applying Universal Design to Devised Theatre.”

Presenter (invited): Accessing Higher Ground (Accessible Media, Web & Technology Conference), Nov. 2012. “Teaching Approaches Using UDL.”

Presenter (refereed): Graduate Teacher Program (GTP) College Teaching Symposium, Sept. 2012. “Technology in the Arts Curriculum.”

Presenter (refereed): Colorado Learning and Teaching with Technology (COLTT), Aug. 2012. “iActor: Technology and Performance Training.”

Presenter (refereed): Mid-America Theatre Conference (MATC), Mar. 2011. “Diversity In Sight: Visually Impaired Actors in Professional and Educational Theatre.”

Director (refereed): Mid-America Theatre Conference (MATC), Mar. 2011. One-act play at the New Play Symposium

Participant: Colorado Learning and Teaching with Technology, 2010-12.

Participant: Energy Justice Conference, 2010.