Peter G. Phialas Distinguished Professor

1992, Ph.D. English, The Johns Hopkins University

1983, M.A. English, The Johns Hopkins University

1979, B.A. English, Calvin College

 

Bio

Between Nations: Shakespeare, Spenser, Marvell, and the Question of Britain (Stanford University Press, 1997) and On Demand: Writing for the Market in Early Modern England (Stanford University Press, 2010). With Willy Maley, he is the editor of British Identities and English Renaissance Literature (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002). With Maley and Patricia Palmer, he is collaborating on a project in the digital humanities, a web application devoted to the literature and culture of early modern Ireland. With Palmer, he is editing an online voluume on politics and early modern criticism.


Publications:

  • Between Nations: Shakespeare, Spenser, Marvell, and the Question of Britain (Stanford University Press, 1997)
  • British Identities and English Renaissance Literature, ed. David J. Baker and Willy Maley (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002).
  • On Demand: Writing for the Market in Early Modern England (Stanford University Press, 2010)
  • “’Not Professed Therein’: Spenserian Religion in Ireland,” Region, Religion and Renaissance Literature, ed. David Coleman (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2013)
  • “Britain Redux,” Spenser Studies 29 (2014): 21-36.
  • “The Market,” A Handbook of English Renaissance Studies (Critical Theory Handbooks), ed. John Lee (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2018).

Awards

  • 2016 Digital Innovation Lab/Institute for the Arts and Humanities Faculty Fellowship, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Courses Taught:

  • ENGL 225    Shakespeare
  • ENGL 325    Shakespeare and his Contemporaries
  • ENGL 327    Renaissance Literature and its Intellectual Contexts

Curriculum Vitae / Resume