Eugene O'Neill

Since 1997, Howard has been the primary research assistant to biographers Barbara Gelb and the late Arthur Gelb on their seminal work on playwright Eugene O'Neill, working closely with them on the groundbreaking works O'Neill: Life With Monte Cristo, and its forthcoming sequel. He also worked with Arthur Gelb on his memoir City Room.

Howard has lectured on playwrights Eugene O'Neill and Susan Glaspell at Suffolk University and at The Hotchkiss School. He began his scholarly pursuits working in the Dramaturgy office at The Hartford Stage Company, in the Literary Department at The Williamstown Theater Festival,  as a script reader at Manhattan Theater Club, and at Vassar College, where he received a BA in Dramatic Literature, studying with the renowned Strindberg authority and translator Evert Sprinchorn.