Glenda Frank teaches theater and American literature at the Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY. She holds an M.A. in American literature and an M.Phil. and Ph.D. in American Theater from the City University of New York. She has received two NEH grants and is an active drama critic and scholar, whose articles have appeared in the Dictionary of Literary Biography, The American National Biography, Resources for American Literary Study, Companion to American Drama and other reference works.