Scott R. Irelan is Assistant Professor of Theatre History and Dramaturgy at Augustana College (IL). He has recently freelanced at the Riverside Theatre Shakespeare Festival, Illinois Shakespeare Festival and Boston Playwrights’ Theatre. Scott is also Vice-Chair of New Plays for Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, Region III. His book The Process of Dramaturgy: A Handbook is available from Focus Publishing. Scott earned his PhD from SIU Carbondale and his MA from Bowling Green State University. He regularly publishes and presents on Lincoln Legend dramatic literature and live performance.