Faculty Profile for Dr. Kevin James Byrne
Dr. Kevin James Byrne
Lecturer — Department of Theatre & Dance
phone: (512) 245-2147
Biography and EducationDr. Byrne has a PhD in Theatre Studies from the City Univeristy of New York, Graduate Center, a MA in Theatre from Northwestern University, and BAs in Theatre and English from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Fine Arts, Popular Culture, Theatre History, Theatre Theory, African American Drama
Research InterestsContemporary US Performance, Representations of Race in Popular Culture.
Selected Scholarly/Creative Work
- Byrne, K. J. (2022). Jukebox Musicals: An Interpretive History. London, UK: Routledge/Taylor & Francis.
- Dramaturg, Scenarios.
June 2021 - September 2021.
- Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema. University of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder, Colorado.
Selected Service Activities
Reviewer / Referee
Black Theatre Review
Common Experience Committee
Editorial Review Board Member
Journal of American Drama and Theatre
Annual Get Out the Vote Drive
September 2022-October 2022
Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Curriculum Subcommittee
October 2021-May 2022