Faculty

Primary

Neal C. Bell

Professor of the Practice in the Department of Theater Studies

Office: 03G Page, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90680

Phone: (919) 660-3380

W 12:00-2:00 pm neal.bell@duke.edu

Ellen Hemphill

Associate Professor of the Practice of Theater Studies

Office: 03F Page, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90680

Phone: (919) 660-3343, (919) 660-3384

Fax: (919) 684-8906

Office Hours are planned per semester. The Fall 2016 hours TBA erhemphill@gmail.com

Ellen Hemphill is an Associate Professor in the Theater Studies Department and former Director of Undergraduate Studies for six years in the Department.  She is also Artistic Director of the professional theater company Archipelago in Chapel Hill and has taught at Duke since 1992. She was also on... Full Profile »

Jody McAuliffe

Professor of the Practice of Theater Studies

Office: 109D Page, Professor of the Practice, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90680

Phone: (919) 660-3363

Fax: (919) 684-8906

mca@duke.edu

Jody McAuliffe (MFA, Yale University)  Award-winning director, writer, adapter, dramaturg, translator, scholar and teacher whose artistic work has been seen across the country. Her directing combines theater, film, documentary, literary adaptation, dramaturgy and the development of new work. Her... Full Profile »

Jaybird O'berski

Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Department of Theater Studies

Office: 03C Page, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90680

By appointment. Email me! jaybirdandronicus@gmail.com

Jaybird O’Berski (M.F.A., Carnegie Mellon University/Moscow Art Theatre School) is an assistant professor at Duke where he teaches acting, movement, improv and special topics like Black Theatre Workshop and Shakespeare Studio. Jaybird is artistic director of The Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern... Full Profile »

Richard V. Riddell

Mary D.B.T. and James H. Semans Professor of the Practice of Theater Studies in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

Office: Allen Building, Room 217, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90030

Phone: (919) 684-2641

Fax: 919 684 -3050

richard.riddell@duke.edu

Richard Riddell has had a career as a scholar, professional lighting designer, and academic administrator. A graduate of Knox College and Stanford University, he has published articles on education and the arts, design, and European theater in The New York Times, The Chronicle of Higher Education,... Full Profile »

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Bradley Rogers

Assistant Professor in the Department of Theater Studies

Office: 109H Page Auditorium

Campus Box: 90680

Phone: (919) 660-3350

Fax: 919-684-8906

b.rogers@duke.edu

Bradley Rogers (Ph.D., Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley) is Assistant Professor of Theater Studies and Director of the Duke in London Drama program.  His work focuses on musical theatre and on performance theory, with research interests in the relationship between theater, film, and new... Full Profile »

Jeff M. Storer

Professor of the Practice of Theater Studies

Office: 109 Page, Box 90680, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90680

Phone: (919) 660-3360

Fax: (919) 684-8906

10:00-11:45 Tuesdays and Thursdays. Always helpful to call ahead. bear@duke.edu

Jeff Storer (M.F.A., Dallas Theater Center) is co-founder and Artistic Director of Manbites Dog Theater, a professional company founded in 1986 dedicated to world and regional premieres of contemporary work. He is co-author of Indecent Materials, which opened the 1990 season at Joseph Papp’s New... Full Profile »

Joint

Sarah Beckwith

Professor of Theater Studies

Office: 302A

Campus Box: 90015

Phone: (919) 660-3342, (919) 684-2741

ott@duke.edu

Sarah Beckwith works on late medieval religious writing, medieval and early modern drama, and ordinary language philosophy. She is the author of Christ's Body: Identity, Religion and Society in Medieval English Writing (London: Routledge, 1993, pbk 1996); Signifying God: Social Relation and... Full Profile »

Secondary

Thomas F DeFrantz

Professor of Theater Studies

Office: 1316 Campus Dr, Rm 243C, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90252

t.defrantz@duke.edu

Beth Holmgren

Professor with Tenure

Office: 316 Languages Building, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90259

Phone: (919) 660-3140

beth.holmgren@duke.edu

Keval Kaur Khalsa

Associate Professor of the Practice of Theater Studies

Office: 1215 Carroll St., Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90686

Phone: (919) 660-3354, (919) 225-3192

Fax: (919) 668-7858

keval.khalsa@duke.edu

My spiritual path is that of a Sikh, which translates as “student”. As a life-long learner, my research focus is embodied, experiential education, particularly that which promotes social change. I am interested in ways that dance, theater and yoga can be used as tools for personal and social... Full Profile »

Toril Moi

Professor in the Department of Theater Studies

Office: 114 S. Buchanan Boulevard, B184 Smith Warehouse, Durham, NC 27708-0403

Campus Box: 90670

Phone: (919) 684-4127, (919) 668-6407

Fax: 1 919 684 3598

By appointment via email toril@duke.edu

Toril Moi has three broad areas of interest: feminist theory and women's writing; the intersection of literature, philosophy and aesthetics; and ordinary language philosophy in the tradition of Wittgenstein, Cavell and Austin. Toril Moi also works on theater. In her work on literature and theater... Full Profile »

Joseph A. Porter

Professor in the Department of Theater Studies

Office: 304J Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90015

Phone: (919) 684-3884

Fax: (919) 684-4871

japorter@duke.edu

Author of ten books and editor or co-editor of nine others, as well as the New Variorum Othello in progress, of which he is Editor-in-Chief, Joseph A. Porter aka Joe Ashby Porter studied at Harvard (BA, 1964), Pembroke College Oxford (Fulbright Fellowship, 64-65) and UC Berkeley (PhD, 1972). After... Full Profile »

Kristine Stiles

Professor in the Department of Theater Studies

Office: Smith Warehouse Bay 10, A251, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90766

Phone: (919) 684-2467

Fax: (919) 684-4398

awe3@earthlink.net

Kristine Stiles (Ph.D. 1987, University of California at Berkeley) is an historian of contemporary art and artists’ writings, and specializes in interdisciplinary experimental art, from performance and conceptual art to violence, destruction, and trauma in art. Her theoretical interests include... Full Profile »

Instructional

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Howard Craft

Artist in Residence of Theater Studies

Office: 203 Bishops House, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90702

Phone: (919) 684-2827

howard.craft@duke.edu

Daniel Martin Ellison

Visiting Lecturer of Theater Studies

Office: Dept of Theater Studies, 109 Page, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90680

Phone: (919) 660-3343

artandmuseumlaw@aol.com

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Kristen D Marks

Visiting Lecturer of Theater Studies

Office: 109 Page, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90680

danamarks73@gmail.com

Jules Odendahl-James

Program Dir, Academic Engagement, A&S

Office: Room Magnetic Resonance #3

Campus Box: 90680

Phone: (919) 681-8707

Fax: (919) 684-4515

Spring 2012: Wednesdays, Noon-2pm & by appointment. jao@duke.edu

Before coming to Duke in 2005, Jules Odendahl-James taught at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Southwest Missouri State University, Bradley University, and the University of Texas at Austin. Her research focuses on the forensic impulses within contemporary documentary performances (... Full Profile »

Emeritus

John M. Clum

Professor Emeritus of Theater Studies
jclum1941@gmail.com

John Clum (Ph.D., Princeton) is the author of a number of books including Still Acting Gay: Male Homosexuality in Modern Drama (2001), Something for the Boys: Musical Theater and Gay Culture (2000), and "He’s All Man": Learning Masculinity, Gayness, and Love from American Movies (2002), and essays... Full Profile »