Professor Ellen C. Mareneck’s research interests include how acting and performance skills can be applied to improve outcomes for at-risk students, and to improve quality of life in people with speech disorders. Her latest article, “Children who stutter find their voice onstage and off: The SAY approach to stuttering” appears in the Journal of Interdisciplinary Voice Studies. She is dedicated to providing Bronx Community College theatre students with opportunities to see professional shows both on and off Broadway, and this year she was helped by a CUNY Fine and Performing Arts Course Design Award. She is an artist member of Ensemble Studio Theatre. Her research and interests are Acting, Multicultural Theatre Education, Hip Hop Pedagogy, Speech-Language Pathology—Early Intervention + Stuttering. Professor Mareneck holds a M.F.A. in Theatre Arts-Acting from Brandeis University and a M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology from Lehman College of the City University of New York.