Robert Davis

Adjunct Instructor

Robert Davis recently completed his dissertation, "Performance and Spectatorship in United States International Expositions, 1876-1893." He has published articles on public engagement with the classics in New Voices in Classical Reception StudiesComparative Drama, and theJournal of American Drama and Theatre (co-authored with Amanda Wrigley). His essay, "Is Mr. Euripides a Communist?" won the 2012 Philadelphia Constantinidis Critical Theory Award. He contributed an article to Meet Me at the Fair: A World's Fair Reader (2014) and the upcomingOxford Handbook of Greek Drama in the Americas (2015). It has also been his good fortune to serve as dramaturg for the StageWorks productions of Ragtime and Engaged.


M.A. in Greek Theatre Performance, Royal Holloway, University of London Ph.D. in Theatre Studies, Graduate Center, City University of New York