Maurice Stevens

Maurice Stevens

Maurice Stevens

Faculty Director, STEAM Factory; Professor, Comparative Studies

614 292-2559

426 Hagerty Hall
1775 S. College Road
Columbus, OH

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Areas of Expertise

  • Critical Trauma Theory
  • Performance Theory
  • Critical Race Theory


  • Ph.D., History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • M.A., History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • B.A., Religion and Anthropology, Princeton University

Maurice Stevens is a Professor in the Department of Comparative Studies at The Ohio State University in the College of Arts and Sciences and an adjunct faculty member for the Pacifica Graduate Institute in the department of Depth Psychology’s Community, Liberation, and Eco-Psychology Program. Stevens is also a writing coach for the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. They teach interdisciplinary cultural and technological studies theories and methods. Stevens’ research interests include critical trauma theory, critical and transformative pedagogies, intersectionality theory, disability studies, affect and embodiment, performance theory, critical psychoanalysis, and science and technology studies. Their most recent research has focused on the emergence and application of critical trauma theory in multiple clinical, social, organizational, and institutional contexts, and its development as a field. Stevens is particularly interested in designing interdisciplinary and engaged research methodologies, participatory leadership models, and community-driven social justice informed research and knowledge production practices.

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