Gregory Farber

  • Senior Lecturer, English and Media Studies
  • MFA Arizona State University
  • BA Bentley University

Teaching Interests

Expository Writing, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Dramatic Literature

Research Interests

Theater, Education and Pedagogy

Consulting/Practice Interests

Practicing playwright and screenwriter

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.

Professional Memberships

  • International Writing Centers Association Present
  • Playwrights' Center 2017 - Present
  • StageSource 2017 - Present
  • Council of Writing Program Administrators 2016 - Present
  • Boston Area Writing Center Administrators 2012 - Present
  • 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. 175-185. Palgrave Macmillan

  • Presentations

  • Farber, G. (2020). “Expectations v. Reality: Being a Writing Center Tutor” Presented at the Northeast Writing Center Association 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 CWPA 2019 Baltimore, MD
  • Farber, G. (2019). “Judgement, Respect, and Knowledge: How ELL Students Choose Their Tutors” Presented at the Northeast Writing Center Association 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 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 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 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 NEWCA 2015 Centenary College
  • Artistic and Professional Performances and Exhibits

  • Weathertician, (2010).
  • "Like Father Like Daughter", (2008).
  • Statement, (2007).
  • Penury Penitentiary, (2006).
  • Taking Leave, (2005).
  • Unlucky Little Lamb, (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


  • Committee Member for Academic Orientation Sub-Committee 2017 - Present
  • Assurance of Learning "Champion" for Assurance of Learning 2017 - Present
  • Committee Member for Academic Integrity Council 2015 - Present
  • Committee Member for Communication Across the Curriculum 2015 - Present
  • Racial Justice Task Force 2020 - 2021
  • Committee Member for International Cultural & Language Services Committee 2017 - 2019
  • Committee Member for Academic Advising Search Committee 2018 - 2018