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Name: Shauna Vey
Dept: Humanities
Position: Associate Professor
Education: PhD, CUNY Graduate Center; MFA, Florida State University
Expertise: Theatre History, especially 19th- and 20th-century U.S. and African-American performers, juvenile performers, performance spaces, labor issues.
Selected Publications:

"An American antebellum child-actor contract: Alfred Stewart and the shift from craft apprentice to wage laborer,” in Children and Entertainment: the participation of children in the entertainment industry." Palgrave Macmillan, 2013;

“The Master and the Mademoiselle: Gender Secrets in Plain Sight in Non-Text Based Antebellum Performance,” Theatre History Studies 27 (2007);

"Good Intentions and Fearsome Prejudice: New York's 1876 Act to Prevent and Punish Wrongs to Children," Theater Survey 42:1 (2001).

Phone: 718.260.5946