The Pennsylvania State University
127 Theatre Bldg
University Park, PA 16802-2900
PhD from University of Oregon in 1989. Annie joined the faculty of Penn States School of Theatre in 1996 after teaching for seven years at Purdue University in Indiana. Since arriving, she has been the dramaturg for several School of Theatre productions. She has also been the dramaturg of Death of a Salesman and Collected Stories for Pennsylvania Centre Stage. She is also an actor and director, her most recent directing projects being The Waiting Room, The Odyssey, and Arabian Nights (both adapted by Mary Zimmerman). Her most recent production was as the dramaturge and an actor in the School of Theatre's production of O Beautiful. When not involved in the production program (and even when she is) she teaches courses in undergraduate history and graduate seminars in dramatic literature. She is working with the eLearning Institute to develop new online coursework. The author/editor of two textbooks, she is a recipient of Penn State’s George W. Atherton Award for Teaching Excellence.