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Heather S. Nathans, Ph. D., is the department chair of drama and dance in the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University.  Her primary areas of scholarly interest include American theater and drama, African American theater, Jewish American theater, musical theater, 17th and 18th century French theater, theater historiography, English Restoration drama, and directing. Nathans holds numerous professional affiliations and is currently the President of the American Society for Theatre Research. She is the past-president of the American Theatre and Drama Society. Nathans is an elected member of the Massachusetts Historical Society and the American Antiquarian Society. She is also the editor of the Studies in Theatre History and Culture series for the University of Iowa Press.

Dr. Nathans can speak about:

  • African American theater
  • American theater and drama
  • Jewish American theater
  • Musical theater