Dr. Rebecca Rovit

Rebecca Rovit
  • Associate Professor, Theatre and Dance

Contact Info

Murphy Hall, Room 317
Lawrence, KS 66045


Professor Rovit is a specialist in German theater with particular attention to the post-War legacy and the Holocaust.


Ph.D. in Theatre, Florida State University, 1989
M.A. in German (Drama), University of Virgina, 1985


Research interests:

  • Theatre History (emphasis on Modern European)
  • Jewish Cultural Activity during the Holocaust
  • German Theatre
  • Performing Trauma and Genocide
  • Dramatic Literature


Teaching interests:

  • Jewish Artistic production in Nazi Germany
  • Script Analysis
  • Theatre Historiography
  • German Theatre trends,1945-1949