Dr. Ryan Anthony Hatch

Ryan Hatch

Assistant Professor

Modern & Contemporary Drama

Graduate program director

English Major Advisor

(on sabbatical - AY 2021-22)

Office:  Bldg. 47-26R
Phone:  805-756-2238
E-mail:  Ryan Hatch

faculty office hours


Ph.D. English, The State University of New York, University at Buffalo, 2014
M.A.  English, The State University of New York, University at Buffalo, 2008
B.A.   Philosophy, Kalamazoo College 2004, cum laude

Teaching and Research

Modern and Contemporary Dramatic Literature
Postdramatic Theater
The American Avant-Garde
Queer Theater and Performance
Theatricality in the Visual Arts
Queer Theory
Contemporary French Theory/Philosophy
Literary Theory/Criticism

Selected Publications

“Community Theater: A Critics’ Roundtable” (with Joseph Cermatori and Miriam Felton-Dansky). PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art 36.3 (Fall 2014).

“First as Minstrelsy, Then As Farce: On The Spectacle of Race in the Theater of Young Jean Lee.” CR: The New Centennial Review 13.3 (Fall 2013).

“Performance Geometries: A Primer (Notes from Crossing the Line 2012).” PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art 35.2 (Spring 2013).

“Found Artifice: An Interview With Daniel Fish.” Culturebot (November 14, 2012). On-line only: http://www.culturebot.org/2012/11/15032/prelude12-wrap-up-found-artifice/

“Of the Clinical, of the Critical” (with Nathan Gorelick, Lydia Renée Kerr, and Michael Stanish). Correspondances 11.2 (Fall 2010).

“Tuché and Utopian.” Umbr(a), a journal of the unconscious: Utopia (Summer 2008).

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