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Disability and Theatre
Disability Studies
Horror Film
Pop Culture
Performance Studies


Jason Dorwart, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Global Theatre Studies at Hong Kong Baptist University. His book The Incorporeal Corpse: Performing Disability in the Liminal Stage was released by Lexington Books in 2022. He is editing a book from Routledge called Alternative Careers for the Performing Arts: Succeeding as a Creative Professional. Jason’s work has appeared in TheatreForum, where he also served as Lead Editor, Gale Cengage’s Disability Experiences: Memoirs, Autobiographies, and Other Personal Narratives, and in The Food Network Recipe: Essays on Cooking, Celebrity and Competition. He was awarded the 2017 University of California Chancellor’s Dissertation Medal for Arts & Humanities.

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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

-, PhD, The University of California, San Diego

Award Date: 10 Jun 2017

Master, Phamaly and the DisAbility Project: Models of Theater by Disabled Performers, University of Colorado Boulder

Award Date: 19 Aug 2012

Doctorate, Sturm College of Law, University of Denver

Award Date: 8 May 2010

Bachelor, Creighton University

Award Date: 22 Dec 2002

External positions

Professor, Oberlin College

1 Jul 201730 Jun 2021

Professor, University of California at San Diego

26 Jun 20173 Aug 2017


  • PN2000 Dramatic representation. The Theater
  • Disability Studies


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