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Dr. Carol J. Maples

Carol J. Maples

Email

Phone

417-836-6389

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Office

Craig Hall 360

Department

Theatre and Dance

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Theatre and Dance
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897 work
Associate Professor

Education

EdD, University of Missouri

Teaching

  • Theatre Pedagogy
  • Directing II
  • Special Topics: Giving Voice
  • Teaching of Speech and Theatre 

Research and professional interests

  • The use of interactive theatre in addressing issues of oppression and microagressions, especially in the areas of diversity
  • Building theatre programs in high schools
  • New approaches to acting and auditions at the high school and university level
  • Contributor and consultant for the PRAXIS II: Theatre Pedagogy exam, a national assessment test used to certify educators for teaching theatre

Awards and honors

  • Outstanding Teacher Award, Speech and Theatre Association of Missouri, fall 2010
  •  Finalist, Dan H. Cockrell EdD Dissertation Award, 2009
  • Marquis Who’s Who in America, 2008
  • Excellence in Research Award, Missouri Professors of Education Administration (MPEA) spring conference, sponsored by the New York Times, 2006
  • Empire Who’s Who of Women in Education, Honors Edition, 2006-07
  • Nominee, The Chancellor’s List doctoral program work, Austin, Tex., 2006
  • Invitee, Oxford Round Table - "The Two Cultures: The Current Debate," 2006
  • Nominee, Marquis Who’s Who in America, 60thDiamond Edition, 2006
  • Excellence in Research, College of Arts and Letters, Missouri State University, 2005-2006
  • Excellence in Service, College of Arts and Letters, Missouri State University, 2004-2005
  • Excellence in Teaching, College of Arts and Letters, Missouri State University 2003-2004

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