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Melanie Blood

Interim Associate Provost for Assessment & Curriculum, Professor of English
Erwin 205
(585) 245-5531

Melanie Blood received her Ph.D. from Northwestern University and became a member of the Geneseo faculty in 1995. She teaches courses which examine dramatic literature and film as well as courses in the Women and Gender Studies program, of which she currently serves as director. Her research centers on American modern drama. She received the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2011.

Blood advises the Voices for Planned Parenthood VOX group in Geneseo as well as the Musical Theater Club. She is also involved in the Edgar Fellows Program.

She presently serves as Interim Associate Provost for Assessment and Curriculum

For more information, view Melanie Blood's Personal Site.


  • MUSC 271: F/Musical Theatre Production

    Provides students with a practical study of a selected musical through rehearsal and public performance. Emphasis is placed upon stage diction, dramaturgy, song and role interpretation, stage movement and vocal techniques, technical design and crew work. May be repeated for credit each semester of study. Admission is by permission of instructor following audition/interview; special registration procedures are handled by the music department.

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Northwestern University

  • M.A., Northwestern University

  • B.A., Dartmouth College


  • University of Georgia, Athens: Taught in M.F.A. and Ph.D. program


  • Alpha Psi Omega

  • Cothurnus

  • MTC