Marvin Albert Carlson

Title:  Sidney E. Cohn Chair in Theatre

Company:  The City University of New York

Location:  New York, United States


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (1987-2010)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in American Education, Marquis Who’s Who (1996-1997, 2004-2008)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Entertainment, Marquis Who’s Who (1989-1990, 1992-1993, 1998-1999)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the East, Marquis Who’s Who (2002-2004, 2006-2015)
  • Recipient, John Simon Guggenheim Foundation (1968)
  • Fellow, American Theatre Association (1981)
  • Fellow, Indiana University Society for Humanities (1993)
  • Recipient, George Jean Nathan Award (1994)
  • Recipient, Career Achievement Award, Association for Theatre in Higher Education (1995)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Scholarship Award, American Society for Theatre Research (2000)
  • Recipient, Calloway Prize (2001)
  • Recipient, Honor Citation, University of Kansas Alumni (2001)
  • Recipient, Edgar Rosenblum Award (2013)
  • Recipient, Brockett Essay Prize, American Society for Theatre
  • Recipient, Thoth Award, Egyptian Ministry of Culture (2017)
  • Recipient, Citation, Egyptian Academy of the Arts (2018)


  • Honorary Doctorate, University of Athens
  • PhD, Cornell University
  • MA, University of Kansas
  • BS, University of Kansas

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