On June 8, 2017, the Ohio State Board of Trustees approved personnel actions including promotion to professor for Maria Ignatieva and Jeanine Thompson and tenure and promotion to associate professor for Brad Steinmetz. A hearty congratulations on their accomplishments!
Shakespeare and Autism, a department program led by Assistant Professor Kevin McClatchy, received a $50,000 award from Women and Philanthropy for a research study led by Director of the Nisonger Center Marc Tassé and Margaret Mehling, who graduated with her PhD in Psychology this May.
Beth Kattelman, associate professor and curator of the Lawrence and Lee Theatre Research Institute, along with colleagues from the Theatre Library Association presented a paper on preserving theatre design and technology at USITT 2017.
Associate Professor of Theatre Jennifer Schlueter's new play Patience Worth has a limited engagement run in Columbus at the Barnett Theatre, May 19 - 20.
Toni-Leslie James, alumna and associate professor and Head of Design at Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Theatre, is nominated for a Tony for her costume design for August Wilson's Jitney. Watch the award ceremony on June 11th at 8 PM EDT.