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Jay W. Pecora

Title: Chair/Associate Professor
Department: Theatre and Dance / Center for School Partnerships and Teacher Certification- Student Teaching Supervisors
Phone: 2547
E-mail: pecorajw@potsdam.edu
Office: Performing Arts Center 225

Director of Program in Theatre Education

BFA in Acting, The Theatre School at DePaul University
Teacher Certification at Hunter College, CUNY
MA in Urban Education from the Graduate Center, CUNY
PhD in Theatre Education from New York University, Steinhardt School of Education

Dissertation: DRAMA AND THE HOLOCAUST: A QUALITATIVE STUDY OF STUDENT AND TEACHER EXPERIENCE IN A HIGH SCHOOL SOCIAL STUDIES CLASSROOM

Research interests: Devised theatre, applied theatre, drama for underserved populations, African American theatre, urban education.

Classes taught: Intro to Performance Studies, History of Theatre I & II, Field Experience I, Applied Theatre, Theatre for Young Audiences, History of African American Theatre, Voice and Speech I.

Memberships: NYSTEA, TYA-US, AATE, ATHE, NIDT.

NYS Teacher Certification in Social Studies 9-12, Theatre K-12.