Frank V. Toti, Jr. is a lecturer at Johnson and Wales University in the Humanities, and an adjunct instructor at Rhode Island College and Roger Williams University in Theatre and History. He has an MA in History and an MFA in Theatre and Society and teaches Art, Film and Music History; US and World History, US Government, Aesthetics and Business Ethics. Frank is passionate about the Visual and Performing Arts. He is an accomplished playwright, actor and director whose recent works over the past several years include a number of successful oral history productions. Among them are: Trust in the Journey (on the Holocaust), A Place called Home (on homeless in Rhode Island), The Journey Out (about the LGBTQ community in RI), We Served Too (about Rhode Island World War II women veterans), Trans Views (about Transgender individuals in Rhode Island) and his 1 person performance piece, Baggage.