Thomas Postlewait


Thomas Postlewait has taught in the theatre departments at Cornell University, MIT, the University of Georgia, Indiana University, and Ohio State University; he is currently an affiliate professor of theatre history at the University of Washington. Coeditor of Interpreting the Theatrical Past: Essays in the Historiography of Performance (Iowa, 1989) and Theatricality, most recently he is the author of The Cambridge Introduction to Theatre Historiography. Since 1992 he has been the editor of the award-winning series Studies in Theatre History and Culture. In 2007 he won the Association for Theatre in Higher Education Editing Award for his work with this series; in 2009 he was presented with the Distinguished Scholar Award by the American Society for Theatre Research.

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