Selected Publications

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Omasta, M., Graham, M., Milling, S. L., Murray, E., Petersen Jensen, A., & Siebert, J. J. Social emotional learning and the National Core Arts Standards: A Cross-disciplinary analysis of policy and practices. Arts Education Policy Review.

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Omasta, M., Murray, B., McAvoy, M., & Chappell, D. Assessment in elementary drama education: Teachers' conceptualizations & practices. Arts Education Policy Review.

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Hogan, J. & Omasta, M. 2021. Performing the Lived Experiences of LGBTQIA+ Individuals from Religious Backgrounds. Cultural Studies ↔ Critical Methodologies.

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Omasta, M., Landroche, A., & the Facing Depression Team. 2020. Pedagogical discoveries through participation in a devised ethnodrama about depression. Journal for Learning through the Arts, 16(1).

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Omasta, M. 2019. Research for impact: Audience, method, and dissemination. Performance Matters, 5(2), 156-162. 

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Omasta, M. & Adkins, N. B.  2017.  Playwriting and Young Audiences: Collected Wisdom & Practical Advice from the Field. Intellect Theatre in Education Series. Chicago: Intellect.

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Saldana, J. & Omasta, M. 2021.  Qualitative Research: Analyzing Life, 2nd edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

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Omasta, M. & Chappell, D., eds. 2015.  Play, Performance, and Identity: How Institutions Structure Ludic Spaces. Routledge Advances in Theatre and Performance Studies.  New York: Routledge.
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Omasta, M.& Brandley, A. "Student Perceptions of High School Theatre Programs: An Investigation of Social Issues and Call for Replication." Youth Theatre Journal 30.1 (2016): 50-67.

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Omasta, M. "Adult Stakeholder Perspectives on Social Issues in Theatre for Young Audiences." Youth Theatre Journal 29.1 (2015): 73-86.
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Omasta, M. & Snyder-Young, D. "Gaps, Silences, and Comfort Zones: Dominant Paradigms in Applied Theatre & Drama Education Discourse." Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre & Performance 19.1: 7-22.
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"A Landscape Study of Theatre Education in United States High Schools." Teaching Theatre 24.1 (2012): 8-28.
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"Adolescents' Affective Engagement with Theatre: Surveying Middle School Students' Attitudes, Values, and Beliefs."  International Journal of Education and the Arts 12.1.6 (2011): 1-18.
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"Artist Intentions and Audience Response in Theatre for Young Audiences."  Youth Theatre Journal 25.1 (2011): 32-50.
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"The TYA Contract: A Social Contractarian Understanding of Obligations between Theatre for Young Audiences Companies and their Constituents." Youth Theatre Journal 23.2 (2009): 103-115.
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