Worthen Pic2W. B. WORTHEN is Alice Brady Pels Professor in the Arts and Chair of the Department of Theatre of Barnard College; he is also appointed as Professor in the Theatre Division, School of the Arts, and in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia, where he serves as Co-Chair of the Ph.D. in Theatre program.  He is the author of many books and edited collections, most recently Shakespeare and the Force of Modern Performance (Cambridge, 2002), Print and the Poetics of Modern Drama (Cambridge, 2006), and Drama: Between Poetry and Performance (Blackwell-Wiley, 2010). His current book, Shakespeare Performance Studies is forthcoming from Cambridge this summer.