B.A., University of California at Berkeley (1996); Ph.D. Cornell University (2001).
teaches and writes about the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. With Prof. Paul Menzer of Mary Baldwin College, he is the editor of The Hare
, a peer-reviewed on-line academic journal in early modern studies. From 2003 - 2013 he was the theatre review editor of Shakespeare Bulletin
. His most recent book, Constructing the Canon of Early Modern Drama
, a history of the early modern dramatic canon from the eighteenth century to the present, was published by Cambridge in 2014.
Constructing the Canon of Early Modern Drama
Theatrical Convention and Audience Response in Early Modern Drama
Shakespeare Handbooks: Richard II
(Palgrave Macmillan 2008)
Richard II: New Critical Essays
(editor) (Routledge 2012)
“Alleyn Resurrected,” Marlowe Studies
1 (2011) 167-80.
“Success the Whitefriars way: Ram Alley
and the negative force of acting,”
39 (2010) 199-225.
“Shakespeare and Middleton at the RSC and in London, 2008,” Shakespeare
60.3 (2009) 348-65.
“A partial theory of original practice,” Shakespeare Survey
61 (2008) 302-17.