Publication, workshops & presentations

PUBLICATION

2016  Karson, M., & Goodwin. Making the invisible risible: Sketch comedy as a basis for difficult dialogues. Practice Innovations1, 1-15

2014 Performing arts and community exchange. With Amie Dowling. Chapter in Service-Learning and Civic Engagement: A Sourcebook. Sage Publications

2012 Performing arts and community exchange (PACE) and the fulfillment of the Jesuit educational promise. With Amie Dowling. Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal, Vol 1, No 1 (2012)

2010 Critical thinking. In N. Salkind (ed.). With Michael Karson. Encyclopedia of research design. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage

2009 Theater, artful inquiry and public purpose: Communicating deeply important stories and helping to make them relevant. In Foreman-Wernet, L. and Dervin, B. Audiences and the Arts: Communication Perspectives. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press

2007 Critical thinking about critical thinking. Chapter in Karson, M. Deadly Therapy. Rowman & Littlefield

2005  Applied theater in corrections. Dissertation. ProQuest Information and Learning Company. Ann Arbor, MI

2004 The productive postshow. Theatre Topics 14:1 317 – 338. The Johns Hopkins University Press

 PAPERS, PRESENTATIONS, PANELS, WORKSHOPS & GUEST LECTURES

2015 Embracing the Performance Classroom: Performing to Reach Greater Audiences. Panel, 101st Annual Convention, National Communication Association. Las Vegas, NV

2014 Resistance to Resource: Practical Strategies for Gender Pedagogy. Panel, 100th Annual Convention, National Communication Association. Chicago, IL

2014 How Ought We to Laugh? Community, conflict, sketch comedy and difficult dialogues. Pedagogy Beyond the Classroom: Regis College Faculty as Teacher Scholar Practitioners. Fall Faculty Conference, Denver, CO

2014 How ought we to laugh? Sketch comedy, diversity & dialogue on campus. Panel, Annual Convention, Rocky Mountain Communication Association. Loveland, CO

2014 Teaching gender through stories: four options for the transference of a narrative perspective into the gender course. Panel, 85th Annual Convention, Western States Communication Association. Anaheim, CA

2014 Sketch comedy as a basis for difficult dialogues. Social Justice Training in Professional Psychology: Promoting Vision and Action. National Council of Schools and Programs in Professional Psychology. New Orleans, LA

2013 What is citizenship? Panelist. Fall faculty conference. Regis College.

2013 How ought we to laugh? Sketch comedy, diversity & dialogue on campus. All the Things We Are Diversity Conference, Regis University, Denver, CO

2012 The House Not Touched by Death. Play; panel discussion about theatre and health care. Performing the World International Conference, New York, NY

2012 Face: Online, live and immediate theatre for teens in a wireless world. Round table/workshop. Performing the World International Conference, New York, NY

2012 Face: Online, live and immediate theatre for teens in a wireless world. Pre-conference session.mDramatic Change: An Anti-Bullying Initiative. American Alliance for Theatre Education National Conference, Lexington, KY

2010  Activating the campus: Can performance make a difference? Panel session. Theatre Alive: Theater, Media, and Survival:24th Annual Association for Theatre in Higher Education National Conference, Los Angeles, CA

2010 Bringing light to the darkness where the worst of us are kept: Using theatre to connect to correctional institutions. Panel presentation. Theatre Alive: Theater, Media, and Survival:24th Annual Association for Theatre in Higher Education National Conference, Los Angeles, CA

2009 Guest lecturer on performance theory. Sports and Performance Program, Graduate School of Professional Psychology, University of Denver, CO

2008 Remembering why free speech is important in a climate of blame, shame and fear. Panel session. Rocky Mountain Communication Association. Ft. Collins, CO

2006 Public speaking and community-based learning. National Communication Association, San Antonio, TX.

2005 How do we talk About it? Playback, community-grounded pedagogy and the productive  postshow. International Playback Theater Symposium. Tempe, AZ

2005 Prison teaching and research: Conflict, change and conformity. Society for Applied Anthropology 65th Annual Convention. Santa Fe, NM

2005 A study of the impact of a long-term collaborative theater project in a Massachusetts correctional facility. Citizen Artist: Theater, Culture, and Community. International Federation for Theater Research annual conference, June 26 – July 2. Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College Park

2002  Democratic process as a rite of limen: A social drama perspective on the controversy over The Crux at Amherst Regional High School. NCA, Performance Studies Division

1999 Challenging and transforming deadly spaces of authority: steps towards a responsible and responsive educational body. Borderlands Conference: (re) Mapping Zones of Identity and Culture.

2001 The meaning in stories told about awkward moments. Eastern Communication Association. New York, N.Y.