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Professor of Drama Affiliation: NYU New York
Education: BA University of Iowa; MA, PhD New York University
Carol Martin's books include Theatre of the Real, Dramaturgy of the Real, Brecht Sourcebook, Feminist Sourcebook, Dance Marathons of the 1920s and 1930s. As a Network Global Professor, Professor Martin has taught at NYU’s campuses in New York, France, and Abu Dhabi. She has also taught at Bogazici University in Istanbul and the Komaba Graduate School of Arts and Sciences of Tokyo University where she was awarded a Visiting Professor Fellowship.
She is the recipient of awards from Fulbright, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and travel and research grants from the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, Trust for Mutual Understanding, and Tisch School of the Arts. Her work was awarded a De La Torre Bueno Special Citation for Dance Marathons: Performing American Culture of the 1920s and 1930s. Her recent work Theatre of the Real has been widely reviewed and generated keynotes in Hong Kong, Oslo, Berlin, London, and Israel.
Martin has been nominated for the teaching award at NYU. Her essays and interviews have been translated into Turkish, French, Polish, Chinese, Romanian, and Japanese. Her book series “In Performance,” devoted to international plays and performance texts is the only series of its kind in the world. There are Anthologies from a diverse geographic area including Japan, Poland, Germany, Palestine, China, the US, Turkey, Egypt, Romania, and Austria.