Melinda Powers

Melinda Powers

Melinda Powers
Associate Professor
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PhD    University of California, Los Angeles            
MA      University of Southern California
MSt     Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford
BA       Columbia College, Columbia University


Melinda Powers is an Associate Professor in the English Department.  Her interests include historiography, performance theory, contemporary theater, and ancient Greek literature, especially ancient Greek drama and its reception. She has published articles and reviews on the production and adaptation of ancient Greek theater, and her book Athenian Tragedy in Performance:  A Guide to Contemporary Studies and Historical Debates was published by University of Iowa Press in 2014. Currently she is working on a monograph Reclaiming Greek Drama on the Contemporary U.S. Stage which is under contract with Oxford University Press.