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Areas of Interest

Theatre and Performance Studies; Immigration, Citizenship and Human Rights; Memory; France; Turkey


Ph.D., Performance Studies, University of California-Berkeley (2010)

B.A., English Literature and Theatre Studies, Swarthmore College (2003)

Selected Publications

Theatre & Community. Red Globe Press, 2019.

“Interculturalism, Humanitarianism, Intervention: Théâtre du Soleil in Kabul” in Performance and Interculturalism Now: New Directions, eds. Charlotte McIvor and Jason King. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

“Palimpsests of Violence: Urban Dispossession and Political Theatre in Istanbul,” Comparative Drama, Special Issue on “Performing Turkishness: Theatre and Politics in Turkey and its Diasporas,” Hülya Adak and Rüstem Ertuğ Altınay, eds. Vol. 52 (3-4) (2018)

“Rethinking Intouchables: Race and Performance in Contemporary France,” French Cultural Studies Vol. 29 (2) May 2018

Aesthetic Citizenship: Immigration and Theater in Twenty-First-Century Paris. Northwestern University Press, 2017.