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Professor Janelle Reinelt


Janelle Reinelt is Professor in Theatre Studies. She recently received the Distinguished Scholar Award for lifetime achievement from the American Society for Theatre Research (2010) and the Excellence in Editing Award from the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) in 2012.

She is Principal Investigator on the AHRC-funded project 'Theatre Spectatorship and Value Attribution' and Co-Director, with Professor Shirin Rai (Politics, Warwick) of the Politics and Performance Network.

She has served a four-year term as the President of the International Federation for Theatre Research, the leading international academic organisation for theatre and performance studies. She is co-editor of the series Studies in International Performance for Palgrave Macmillan and an ex-editor of Theatre Journal. Her major area of interest is contemporary performance with an emphasis on contemporary British theatre, and international performance research and pedagogy.

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Email: j dot reinelt at warwick dot ac dot uk

Janelle Reinelt