JILL DOLAN Receives Distinguished Scholar Award for Theater Research

Jill Dolan

Jill Dolan (Photo by Hope van Cleaf)

Jill Dolan, the Annan Professor in English, professor of theater in the Lewis Center for the Arts, and director of the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies, received the 2013 Distinguished Scholar Award from the American Society for Theater Research (ASTR). ASTR is a U.S.-based professional organization that fosters scholarship on worldwide theater and performance, both historical and contemporary.

The award committee commended Dolan as “someone who has been a visible presence in every aspect of our profession for over 30 years.” The award was presented at the ASTR conference in Dallas on Nov. 9, 2013.

–By the Office of Communications