Christina Marín, Ph.D., is proud to be joining the faculty of Phoenix College as the program director of theatre and film. She has taught acting; theatre appreciation; introduction to cinema, theatre, performance and community; theatre of the oppressed; human rights in theatre; qualitative research; contemporary issues in education; and drama as education. She served as the theatre teaching artist-in-residence at the Hyde Square Task Force directing the bilingual theatre troupe ¡Acción! Community Theater (ACT!). She has facilitated workshops, delivered papers and given presentations in Colombia, Singapore, Turkey, South Africa, Ecuador, Ireland, Mexico, Jamaica and all over the United States. She is published in Youth Theatre Journal, Gender Forum, Youth and Theatre of the Oppressed, Children Under Construction: Critical Essays on Play as Curriculum, Taking Risks: Feminist Activism and Research in the Americas, The Reflexive Teaching Artist: Collected Wisdom from the Drama/Theatre Field and A Reflective Practitioner’s Guide to (Mis)Adventures in Drama Education - or - What Was I Thinking?. Her research and artistic endeavors have been funded by the American Association of University Women, Facing History and Ourselves, Arizona State University, New York University, Emerson College, the American Alliance for Theatre & Education, The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund. She worked with the Boston-based Spanish language theatre company Escena Latina Teatro, where she has directed The Dragún Summer Series, featuring three short plays by Osvaldo Dragún, and Entre Mujeres by Santiago Moncado. She recently served as the dramaturg for Ramon Esquivel’s play The Hero Twins: Blood Race directed by Courtney Sale for WriteNow! 2017.