Patrick Tuite is the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Productions in the Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art. From 2013 to 2018, Professor Tuite served as Chair the Department of Drama. He continues to run the M.A. program in Theatre History and Criticism and teaches courses in dramaturgy and early-modern drama. He earned a B.A. in the Program of Liberal Studies at the University of Notre Dame, an M.A. in Theatre Arts at San Francisco State University and a Ph.D. in Theatre History at the University of Wisconsin. Professor Tuite has published articles in Youth Theatre Journal, Theatre InSight, The Drama Review, and Women Writing. His essays also appear in anthologies published by Greenwood Press, Rutgers University Press, Palgrave-MacMillan, and Routledge. In 2010, Susquehanna University Press published his book, Theatre of Crisis: The Performance of Power in the Kingdom of Ireland, 1662-1692. He recently completed a fellowship at the Folger Shakespeare Library and won a grant to conduct research at Oxford’s Bodleian Library. These opportunities have helped him begin his second book, Dramaturgy in the Age of Monarchy: New Play Development in Ireland, 1662-1667.