Tina Pugliese is the Director of the School of Dramatic Art and is an Associate Professor teaching in the Drama in Education and Community Programme. She also teaches Mentorship and Learning to third and fourth year students across the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. She is the co-coordinator of the FAHSS Mentor programme a unique programme aimed at improving the academic first year experience for students as well as providing leadership training for senior students in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
Professor Pugliese is a graduate of the Drama in Education programme; she also received her B.Ed and M.Ed from the University of Windsor and completed her Doctoral studies (Ed.D) in Reading Language and Literature at Wayne State University. Before her position at the University of Windsor, she was an elementary classroom teacher for 10 years. Her teaching and research interests are in the areas of drama education, critical literacy and mentorship and leadership, teaching and learning; She is the co-author of Using Drama to Bring Language to Life. Ideas, Games and Activities for Teachers of language and Language Arts; as well as articles in the areas of drama education and mentorship and has lead numerous workshops and presentations on peer mentorship and leadership. She is currently investigating the impact of the FASS Mentor Program on students, mentors and instructors.
Professor Pugliese has been teaching at the University of Windsor since 1996. She is the recipient of the University of Windsor’s Student Alliance Excellence in Teaching Award-1999; University of Windsor Alumni Award for Distinguished Contributions to University Teaching-2004; and Kathleen McCrone Teaching Award-2006.
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