Who is Rye?
Rye Gentleman is a scholar and teacher. He recently completed a PhD in the Theatre Arts & Dance department at University of Minnesota where he conducted research at the intersection of performance studies, media studies, and transgender studies. His writing has been published in TDR/The Drama Review, QED: A Journal in GLBTQ Worldmaking, and Text and Performance Quarterly.
He is also an indexer specializing in scholarly texts in the humanities and social sciences, with particular expertise in theatre and performance studies, media and communication studies, and gender and sexuality studies. He holds an MLIS from San Jose State University, completed the Indexing: Theory and Application course at UC Berkeley’s Extension School, and is a current member of the American Society for Indexing.