I was born on a Sunday in Romania, a day after International Women's Day, and I have decided to live far away, in the States. I am a cis, working mother, an academic, a person with a neurological condition, and a naturalized woman of the United States.
I hold a PhD in Comparative Literature with a focus on Medical Humanities and Theater, a degree conferred by Purdue University. I teach undergraduate courses in theater, literature, cinema, and writing at Pace University in New York City. I teach the art of academic writing and communication to graduate, international students at Stevens Institute in Hoboken, NJ. I am a published author and playwright who finds inspiration in major themes, whether they have to deal with the human body in decline (when ill), or racism (because I am white, racism matters to me), immigration (religion and politics are overrated, but we do share one Earth), disability (because I grew up in communism to notice its vicious, yet pompous rhetoric), and other topics that surface in real life.
I love traveling and culture. Art heals my soul and breaks my silence. Theater is, without a doubt, my alter ego. Sarcasm balances my sensibility. I love to talk, but mostly in writing since I am definitely more relaxed and profound there. www.linkedin.com/in/drflorescu/