Rhona Justice Malloy

Rhona Justice Malloy

Professor of History & Literature

Rhona Justice-Malloy is a Professor of Theatre at the University of Mississippi. She is a Fellow-Elect of the College of Fellows of the American Theatre, a Fellow of the Mid-America Theatre Conference, and a Fellow of the Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies. She received the University of Mississippi, College of Liberal Arts, Research, Scholarship and Creative Achievement Award. She has served as President of the Mid-America Theatre Conference and was the editor of Theatre History Studies for nine years. She is a member of the National Theatre Conference where she served two terms on the Board of Trustees. Justice-Malloy is also a member of the League of Professional Theatre Women, the Women’s Playwrights’ Initiative and Actors Equity. Her publications include “The Florence Mills Association vs. Bill “Bojangles” Robinson: The Contentious Battle over Flo Mills’ Monument in Continuum: The Journal of African Diaspora Drama, Theatre, and Performance and “Mothers, Daughters, Identity and Impossibilities” in Theatre History Studies. She is a contributing editor (with Scott Magelssen) of Enacting History, University of Alabama Press.

Areas of Specialization
Performance studies, theatre history studies, performance art and medicine, Greek Theatre, girls' culture, women and theatre, Ping Chong and Company's "Undesirable Elements/Secret Histories" performance series, Hungarian statesman and playwright Arpad Goncz, acting, directing, theatre management