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Gregory Farber

Senior Lecturer, English and Media Studies
MFA, Arizona State University, 2007
BA, Bentley University, 2002
Office: Bentley Library 023A | 781.891._2978 | gfarber@bentley.edu
                       


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Bio

Produced playwright, theatre producer and fundraiser. Productions of Taking Leave on Arizona State University's Mainstage, Penury Penitentiary at Gardner-Webb University and by Theatre in My Basement, Weathertician at University of Maryland Baltimore County, Unlucky Little Lamb by Firehouse Center for the Arts. Staged readings of Bottom Line and Broken Memories at Arizona State University and Phoenix Theatre; "Like Father Like Daughter" by Fort Point Theatre Channel. Previously Director of Development for Theatre on Fire.

Teaching Interests

Expository Writing, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Dramatic Literature

Research Interests

Theater, Education and Pedagogy

Consulting/Practice Interests

Practicing playwright and screenwriter

Professional Links

http://gregorylfarber.com

Awards and Honors

2018, Nominee for Excellence in Academic Mentoring and Advising Award, Bentley University

Publications

Book Chapters
Farber-Mazor, G. (2013). Starving for Knowledge: The Need for Business Education in the Arts. In Gordon Hardy and Daniel Everett (Eds.), Shaping the Future of Business Education: Relevance, Rigor, and Life Preparation (pp. 175-185). Palgrave Macmillan

Conference Presentations

Farber, G. (2020). "Expectations v. Reality: Being a Writing Center Tutor." Presented at the Northeast Writing Center Association's NEWCA 2020 (Canceled due to COVID-19), University of New Hampshire.

Farber, G. (2019). "Accessible Assignments: Thinking Visually About Writing Prompts." Presented at the Council of Writing Program Administrators's CWPA 2019, Baltimore, MD.

Farber, G. (2019). "Judgement, Respect, and Knowledge: How ELL Students Choose Their Tutors." Presented at the Northeast Writing Center Association's Northeast Writing Center Association, Western Connecticut State University.

Farber-Mazor, G. (2017). "Get to Work: Encouraging Career-oriented Students’ Help-seeking Behavior." Presented at the National Council of Teachers of English's New England CCCC Summer Conference, Boston University.

Farber-Mazor, G. (2017). "Get to Work: Encouraging Career-oriented Students’ Help-seeking Behavior." Presented at the North East Writing Center Association's NEWCA 2017, Pace University.

Farber-Mazor, G., Lindberg, C., Tagariello, D., Palumbo, R. (2016). "Looking In, Looking Out: A Study Comparing Tutor, User, and Faculty Perspectives of a University Writing Center." Presented at the North East Writing Center Association's NEWCA 2016, Keen State College.

Farber, G. L., Auger, K., Tetreault, G. (2015). "Using Tutors in the Hiring Process: Weighing Potential Benefits Against Inherent Biases." Presented at the North East Writing Center Association's NEWCA 2015, Centenary College.

Artistic and Professional Performances and Exhibits

Weathertician (2010)
"Like Father Like Daughter" (2008) - An excerpted staged reading.
Statement (2007)
Penury Penitentiary (2006)
Unlucky Little Lamb (2005)
Taking Leave (2005)

Service

Department Service
Committee Member for EMS Curriculum Committee, 2016 - Present
Committee Member for EMS Strategic Planning Committee, 2012 - Present
Committee Chair for Writing and Communications Committee, 2010 - Present
Expository Writing Teaching and Resilience, 2020 - 2020
Committee Member for EMS Visiting Lecturer Search Committee - 2019
Committee Member for EMS Visiting Lecturer Search Committee - 2018
Committee Member for EMS Lecturer Search Committee, 2017 - 2018

University Service
Racial Justice Task Force, 2020 - Present
Committee Member for Academic Orientation Sub-Committee, 2017 - Present
Assurance of Learning "Champion" for Assurance of Learning, 2017
Committee Member for Academic Integrity Council, 2015 - Present
Committee Member for Communication Across the Curriculum, 2015 - Present
Committee Member for International Cultural & Language Services Committee, 2017 - 2019
Committee Member for Academic Advising Search Committee, 2018 - 2018