Lisa M. Robinson
B.A. in English, Arcadia University
M.A. in Performance Studies, New York University
Lisa is a Doctoral student at St. John’s University, and an Adjunct Professor currently teaching ENG1100C, Literature in a Global Context. Her research interests include Shakespeare, Early Modern Studies, Renaissance and Medieval Literature, and Affect Studies. Her ambitions include garnering a pathway for interactions with Shakespeare throughout history. Emotional connections and the changing of language are just a few key steps along the way. Past work within her Masters was in regards to catharsis and the big budget Broadway Musical; how technological advancements in theatre control emotional responses and disallow inherent audience connections.
Lisa’s past work history includes being a Medical Records Supervisor at a Psychiatric facility on Long Island. This position has helped her grow as an individual, and has reaffirmed her goal of completing her PhD. She looks forward to continuing to learn and work with the amazing individuals she has met so far.