Catherine Schuler

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Catherine Schuler, University of Maryland, College Park. Associate Professor of Women’s Studies. Catherine Schuler’s research focuses on gender in Russian theatre, performance, culture of the theatrical avant-garde, and gender and performance.  Prof. Schuler is the Editor of Theatre Journal, the leading peer-reviewed journal in theatre studies in the US. She is the author of Theatre and Identity in Imperial Russia (Iowa UP, 2009), Women in Russian Theatre: the Actress in the Silver Age (Routledge, 1996), co-editor of Theatre and Feminist Aesthetics (Associated University Presses, 1995), along with numerous peer-reviewed articles and book reviews. Prof. Schuler is currently working on a project about spectacle in current Russian politics.