MICHAEL Y. BENNETT is Associate Professor of English and Affiliated Faculty in Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He will be a Visiting Fellow at the University of Cambridge, Clare Hall in Summer 2019, after which time he will be a Life Member of Clare Hall. In Spring 2014, he was a UW System Fellow at the Institute for Research in the Humanities at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Known for his work on absurd drama and literature and also for his work on the philosophy of theatre and performance, he is the author or editor of eleven books in the fields of drama, theatre, and performance studies.
In addition to being on the Advisory Boards of Comparative Drama and the Journal of American Drama and Theatre, and serving on the Board of Directors of The Edward Albee Society, he is Series Editor of New Perspectives in Edward Albee Studies. He received the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Outstanding Research Award in 2015.
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