Moe, Christian Hollis, (1929-) | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
Name: Moe, Christian Hollis, (1929-)
Historical Note: Christian Hollis Moe received an AB in History from the College of William and Mary, an MA in Dramatic Art from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a PhD from Cornell University in 1958 before joining the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Theater Department faculty that same year. Moe was a Theater Department faculty member from 1958-1997. During this time he developed and headed the playwriting program, served as department chair and director of graduate studies and co-executive director of the McLeod Summer Playhouse. SIUC's laboratory theater is named in his honor. He also cofounded The Stage Company in Carbondale, Illinois. Honors include a Fulbright fellowship to Australia, and past appointment as American College Theater National Playwriting Awards chair.
Sources: Southern Spotlight-http://spotlight.siu.edu/04052006/theateranniversary.html; Theater Department biography http://theater.siu.edu/facultyandstaff/christianmoe.html
Note Author: Charles Reginold Yesudas and Matt Gorzalski