William Peterson

Senior Lecturer in Drama, Flinders University

Before coming to Flinders, Will was Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Theatre and Performance at Monash University, Associate Professor of Theatre at the California State University San Bernardino, Lecturer in Drama at the University of Waikato, and foundational academic staff in Theatre Studies at the National University of Singapore. Author of the monographs "Places for Happiness: Community, Self, and Performance in the Philippines" (University of Hawai'i Press, 2016) and "Theatre and the Politics of Culture in Contemporary Singapore" (Wesleyan 2001), his current research focuses largely on community-based performance in the Philippines, international expositions, and festivals. This work has been supported by research fellowships and visiting professorships at the Asia Research Institute (National University of Singapore), the International Institute for Asian Studies (University of Leiden), the University of Amsterdam, University of the Philippines (Diliman) and Ateneo de Manila University.

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Drama, Flinders University

Education

  • 1991 
    University of Texas at Austin, PhD
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