Ellen Rosenberg

I use my wide-ranging experience to build a foundation for student driven exploration and discussion. I prepare my students to stand out from other professionals in the field by promoting personal integrity and professional excellence.

Credentials
  • Bridges Leadership for Faculty Women
  • Bard College and Uriel Weinreich Summer Intensive Program in Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture and Seminar in Yiddish Theater, Jewish Theological Seminary, NYC
  • Yiddish Language Immersion and Yiddish Theater Study, Vilnius Yiddish Institute, Universiteto Vilnius, Lithuania
  • New York State Teacher Certification Requirements, Classes for Teachers in Child Abuse/ Violence Prevention, Adelphi University/BOCES Garden City, NY
  • Small Business and Entrepreneurship Certificate, Baruch College, NYC
  • Standardized Patient Certificate, USC Medical School, Department of Theater, Columbia, SC
Career Highlights
  • Successfully led UNCSA initiative to bring rank to faculty
  • A member of Actors Equity Association, with Off-Broadway performance experience and Yiddish theater experience
  • Artist-in-residence experience with at-risk and gifted students
  • Directorial experience with professional youth and adults
  • Publishing scholar, playwright and performance poet
  • Project Director of The Kenan Writers’ Encounters for 5 years, a visiting writers’ series at UNCSA.
  • Run workshops to educational, community and theatre professional groups centered on devised performance and the use of ritual in theater.
  • Research interests center on creative process, psychobiography, gender and ethnic issues, as well as Jewish and Yiddish theater.
Awards, Recognitions and Honors
  • YIVO Foundation Scholarship, Bard College/YIVO Summer Intensive Language Class at the Jewish Theological Seminary, NY
  • Reassigned Time (Faculty Development competitive semester sabbatical). Funding for six months training in Yiddish language and Yiddish theater
  • Award for Excellence in Teaching, UNCSA
  • Recipient of over $250,000 in project grants
Organizations
  • AEA
  • AFAS, Winston-Salem, NC
Education

PhD in EnglishIndiana University

M.F.A. in ActingUniversity of South Carolina

M.A. in EnglishNew York University

B.A. in EnglishLong Island University