Head of Ph.D. Program, Professor
Professor in theatre history and head of the Ph.D. program, Odai Johnson took his MFA from the University of Utah and his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. His articles have appeared in Theatre Journal, Theatre Survey, New England Theatre Journal, Theatre Symposium and the Virginia Magazine of History as well as contributions to numerous anthologies. His books include Rehearsing the Revolution (University of Delaware 1999), The Colonial American Stage: A Documentary Calendar (AUP: 2001) and Absence and Memory on the Colonial American Stage (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2005). He is currently finishing a work on classical theatre, titled Ruins. Professor Johnson is the director of the UW's Center for Performance Studies and a Donald E. Petersen endowed fellow.
University Week article:
"An early American theater lost ... and found"
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