Ph.D. in Performance Studies from New York University. He has taught a wide range of theatre, opera and film courses at the University of Washington (as Head of MFA directing program), Smith College, the University of Texas, the Lincoln Center Institute in New York City, and Universität Hamburg in Germany, where he was a visiting professor in American Studies. For additional information about Mark's professional credits in theatre, opera and film, please refer to his Evergreen faculty webpage:
Ph.D. in history and a Certificate in Russian and Eastern European studies from The University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. He has taught history and related topics at the University of Arkansas, Duke University, SUNY at Buffalo and Kobe University of Commerce in Japan. He has taught at The Evergreen State College since 1972. He specializes in Russian, East European, and West European history, culture and literature.