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John M. Clum

Professor Emeritus of Theater Studies
Theater Studies


John Clum (Ph.D., Princeton) is the author of a number of books including Still Acting Gay: Male Homosexuality in Modern Drama (2001), Something for the Boys: Musical Theater and Gay Culture (2000), and "He’s All Man": Learning Masculinity, Gayness, and Love from American Movies (2002), and essays on Tennessee Williams, Sam Shepard, and Larry Kramer. He has also edited two major anthologies of contemporary drama. Professor Clum’s own plays have been produced in theaters around America and seven of his plays have been published. He has also directed over sixty professional and university theatrical and operatic productions. He has twice won Duke’s Distinguished Teaching Award.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor Emeritus of Theater Studies · 2011 - Present Theater Studies, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Education, Training & Certifications

Princeton University · 1967 Ph.D.
Princeton University · 1966 M.A.
Princeton University · 1963 B.A.