Norma Jenckes, Ph.D.
Norma Jenckes

Part Time Faculty, Distinguished Senior Scholar, Humanities and Culture

norma.jenckes@myunion.edu

Education:

Dissertation:
Shaw's Irish Play: John Bull's Other Island in its Theatrical and Socio-Political Context

Completed post-doctoral study at the University of California, Berkley; Indiana University; and the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Founded the Weinberger Center for the Study of Drama and Playwriting Edited New Readings in Warren's Profession, a collection of essays (Peter Lang, 2004)

Is currently editing a new edition of Bernard Shaw's Mrs. Warren's Profession Published in such journals as The Vermont Review, The Jabberwock Review, Western Humanities Review, and The Paris Review

Received the Fulbright Senior Lecture award, 1997-1998 Associate professor at the University of Cincinnati, teaching such courses as Approaches to British Drama; Approaches to American Drama: Race, Gender, and Class from 1787 to 1937; Irish Modernism: Drama; and Problems in Contemporary Drama: Post Modernism

Founding editor of the biannual journal American Drama