Robin Whittaker

Robin Whittaker

Department of English Language and Literature

BA (Wilfrid Laurier University), MA (University of Alberta), PhD (University of Toronto)

Associate Professor
rwhit@stu.ca

Robin Whittaker

BA (Wilfrid Laurier University), MA (University of Alberta), PhD (University of Toronto)

Associate Professor, Drama

Dr. Robin C. Whittaker is Associate Professor and Drama Advisor in the Department of English and Artistic Producer and Faculty Advisor for Theatre St. Thomas. He is also the founding editor of STU Reviews: Where Fredericton Follows Theatre. He teaches courses in directing, acting, theatre theory and criticism, and dramatic literature and has supervised students in the fields of Canadian theatre and marginalization, scriptwriting, and stage management. His publications draw from his research on Canadian theatre, including the relationships between professional and nonprofessionalizing theatre practices, theatre reviewing and the critic Urjo Kareda, chronotopic dramaturgy, postmodern intermediality, and disciplinary issues including graduation and hiring trends. He currently serves as Vice President of the Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR).