Dr. Persephone Sextou
Current post: Senior Lecturer in Drama at Newman University College Birmingham, EnglandFellow of Higher Education Academy (2010) Ph.D. (University of London, 2004) MA (University of Lancaster, 1992) BAhons (University of Ioannina, 1991) About My doctorate research investigates the application of drama and theatre to schools with emphasis on drama/theatre pedagogy and Theatre-in-Education. Link to my PhD: http://www.amazon.co.uk/s?_encoding=UTF8&search-alias=books-uk&field-author=Persephone%20Sextou I have been an active member of the acedemic community in the UK and abroad since 1996. Current Research: I am working on advancing my research in Applied Drama/Theatre in Health & Wellbeing with or about vulnerable community groups and children in hospitals in collaboration with colleauges from social & youth work and medicine-psychiatry.
I founded the Community & Applied Drama Lab (CAD Lab) in 2010. It is a laboratory that operates as part of Newman’s Drama department. Its projects are on Applied Drama; Community Drama, Theatre-in-Education, Theatre in Health & Wellbeing and, Medical Humanities. To find out more about CAD/Lab research, you may visit the link: http://www.newman.ac.uk/applied-drama-lab/?pg=2647 To view my research profile you may visit the link: http://www.newman.ac.uk/profile/?pg=1789