Samuel J. Bernstein


Professor, Ph.D. Brandeis University

Research areas and interests

American drama, creative writing, comic drama.

Selected Publications

“Making It, Madness, and Motherhood: The Deep Structure of All God’s Chillun Got Wings” (Eugene O’Neill Review, 2006)

“The Sonderburg Saga” (winner of the DeKalb Literary Arts Journal National Short Story Competition)

The Phone Call (Loeb Theatre, Harvard University)

Well, Stillwell? (Lesley College)

Choices (written in collaboration with Jeri Freedman, former head of the Boston Playwrights Lab/Masque Theatre)

The Strands Entwined: A New Direction in American Drama (NU Press)


Fulbright Teacher in Belgium