Associate Professor • Honors Residential Academic Program Faculty Director
Theatre & Dance


Ph.D., Drama and the Humanities, Stanford University
B.A., Philosophy and English Literature, Swarthmore College

Regional and Thematic Interests

Literature and the Arts


Oliver Gerland, PhD in Drama and Humanities, Stanford University; BA in Philosophy and English Literature, Swarthmore College. Former Chair of the Theatre and Dance Department (1999-2003). CU faculty member since 1992. Research interests include Scandinavian modern drama (Ibsen and Strindberg) and dramatic theory and criticism.

Selected Publications

A Freudian Poetics for Ibsen’s Theatre: Repetition, Recollection and Paradox. Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen, 1999.