Contributions to Excellence in Teaching

Documentation of artistic excellence in teaching and coaching students reflected by teaching a 3/3 course assignment, creation of a new course and continued appointment to serve as Playwriting minor area coordinator.

    • Recipient of the Outstanding Tenured Associate Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at Howard University - this award emphasizes overall achievements in research, teaching and service.
    • Playwriting minor, Carmin Wong won the Wolly Mammoth Women's Voices Monologue Competition. Her monologue was performed at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage. 2/28/18
    • Taught 3 classes each semester in the Department of Theatre Arts.
    • Created new course "Introduction to Production Dramaturgy". This will be the first time a codified course on dramaturgy will be offered and taught at an HBCU. The course will replace playwriting 3 on the playwriting minor scheme. This change will support the increased numbers of students who have shown an interest in pursuing dramaturgy as a field of study and employment.
    • Served as area coordinator of playwriting minor.
    • Guided and supported 28 playwriting minor students through ongoing advisement sessions.
    • Extended learning beyond the classroom through invited guests working in the professional arena along with student attendance at local theatrical productions followed by analysis and discussion.

Classes Taught

Fall 2017

              • Playwriting 1
              • Play Analysis
              • Creativity in Life and Theatre

Spring 2018

              • Playwriting 2
              • Play Analysis
              • Creativity in Life and Theatre