Dr. Sarah J. Rudolph is Associate professor and Chair of the Department of Communication and Theatre Arts of the university of Wisconsin Colleges. As the director of the University of Wisconsin Marathon County Theatre, she works to link process and production to various efforts within the community. She served as Vice President of Conferences for the Association of Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) and has been an active member of the Theatre as a Liberal Art Focus Group.
2005 0-7734-6125-6 Theoretical inquiry into the representation of mental illness on stage has not kept pace with theatre scholarship relating to images of marginalized populations as presented on stage, nor with developments in current thinking about mental disease. This collection examines the dynamics of characterization and the problematics of representation within the context of new trends in pharmacology and reconfigured definitions of mental disease, at a time when unprecedented attention is being given to the complex realities of living with mental disorders.