Michael D. Dinwiddie

Portrait of Michael D. Dinwiddie

Photo Credit: D'Ambrose Boyd

Michael D. Dinwiddie’s (Gallatin ’80, Tisch ’83) teaching interests include cultural studies, African American theater history, dramatic writing, filmmaking, and ragtime music.

A dramatist whose works have been produced in New York, regional, and educational theater, Professor Dinwiddie has been a playwright-in-residence at Michigan State University and St. Louis University and has taught writing courses at the College of New Rochelle, Florida A&M University, SUNY Stony Brook, California State University at San Bernardino, and Universidad de Palermo in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He spent a year at Touchstone Pictures as a Walt Disney Fellow and worked as a staff writer on ABC-TV’s Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper. He was also awarded a 1995 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Playwriting.