Title: Associate Professor, Director of Theater
Company: The College of William & Mary
Location: Toano, VA
Toano, VA, July 12, 2016, Laurie Wolf, Associate Professor and Director of Theater at The College of William & Mary, has been recognized by Elite American Educators, for dedication, achievement and leadership in theater history and critical theory.
Skilled in the field of theatrical education, half of Dr. Wolf’s career has been teaching scores of students at The College of William & Mary. Enlightening students to a curriculum covering theater history, drama and literature, Dr. Wolf endeavors to inspire young minds in the way she was inspired by theater as a junior high school student. In addition to teaching theater, she meets with students, supervises honor students, directs plays and mentors junior faculty. She has been involved in theater for nearly 30 years, and 16 of those years have been spent at the college as an associate professor and director. Looking toward the future, Dr. Wolf endeavors to become a full-time professor and write more. She currently has three published books.
Ms. Wolf earned a Ph.D. in theater history from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1989. She started out as a set designer in Web Imagineering and then worked as a lecturer at Goldsmiths College at the University of London for six years. She stays connected to the theater community with affiliation to various organizations, such as the American Society for Theatre Research, SDAC, Inc., Association for Theatre in Higher Education, The Society for Theatre Research, the British Shakespeare Association and the Asian Shakespeare Association. In addition, she is involved with the NAACP and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
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