Rosalind Flynn

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Dr. Rosalind M. Flynn.

  • Head of the Master of Arts in Theatre Education (“MATE”) degree program at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC
  • Kennedy Center Teaching Artist 
  • Published articles on educational drama in Dramatics, Youth Theatre Journal, Language Arts, English Journal, Teaching Artist Journal, Teaching Theatre, and The Reading Teacher

Experience

Dr. Rosalind Flynn is a former writer for ThoughtCo and contributed work for over two and a half years. She is the head of the Master of Arts in Theatre Education (“MATE”) degree program at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. She is also a national teaching artist whose workshops for teachers were developed in collaboration with the Education Department of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. 

Dr. Flynn's articles on educational drama have been published in Dramatics, Youth Theatre Journal, Language Arts, English Journal, Teaching Artist Journal, Teaching Theatre, and The Reading Teacher. She is also the author of two books on the educational uses of drama: A Dramatic Approach to Reading Comprehension and Dramatizing the Content with Curriculum-Based Readers Theatre.

Since 1994, Dr. Flynn has conducted educational drama workshops for students and teachers from 43 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Shanghai, China. 

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Maryland
  • M.Ed., University of Maryland
  • B.A., The Catholic University of America

Awards and Publications

  • A Dramatic Approach to Reading Comprehension
  • Dramatizing the Content with Curriculum-Based Readers Theatre, Grades 6–12
  • Dramatic Approaches to Teaching (blog)

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