B.F.A. in Theatre Performance, summa cum laude, Creighton University, 2005; M.A. in Theatre Studies, University of Kansas, 2012
Jeanne Tiehen is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Theatre. She recently served as Managing Editor for the Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism. At the University of Kansas Jeanne directed The Maderati and The Dick and Jane Hamlet as part of Black Box Productions. She performed in All My Sons as Sue Bayliss, which was restaged at the Shanghai International Contemporary Theatre Festival in the Fall of 2012.
At KU, Jeanne taught Introduction to Theatre (THR 100), Acting 1 (THR 106), and Public Speaking as Performance (THR 120). She has also served as a representative for the Theatre Graduate Student group.
Jeanne is currently working on her dissertation, "Time is of the Essence: The Centrality of Time in Science Plays and the Cultural Implications." Her essay, "Dystopian Drama: Imagining Science Without Limitations," appeared in the anthology The Age of Dystopia: One Genre, Our Fears and Our Future in 2016.
Jeanne has presented her work at various conferences, including the American Society for Theatre Research and the National Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association Conference.