Jill Stevenson is an Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts at Marymount Manhattan College.
is the author of Performance, Cognitive Theory, and Devotional Culture: Sensual Piety in Late Medieval York (Palgrave, 2010) and co-editor of Thresholds of Medieval Visual Culture
(Boydell and Brewer, 2012).
has published articles in TDR, Theatre Topics, and Material Religion.
book, The Performative Culture of Evangelical Devotion: Affect, Cognition, and Evangelical Dramaturgy, will be published by University of Michigan Press
2010 and 2011 conferences she
co-organized working sessions that explored the female performing body as a "contaminating" force.
Jill is the Focus Group Representative for ATHE's Religion and Theatre Focus Group, and served on ATHE's 2011 and 2012 Conference Planning Committees.
She is currently Chair of the Editorial Board for the peer-reviewed journal, Research On Medieval and Renaissance Drama.
is especially committed to supporting interdisciplinary work on pre-modern performance.