Elizabeth Williamson

Curriculum and Faculty Hiring Dean

Elizabeth Williamson is the author of The Materiality of Religion in Early Modern English Drama (Ashgate, 2009), and co-editor (with Jane Hwang Degenhardt) of Religion and Drama in Early Modern England (Ashgate, 2011). Her essays have appeared in numerous peer-reviewed journals and edited collections. She is currently working on two research projects: an ongoing study of caucusing in the classroom and a book on soldiers and martyrs in Shakespeare’s plays. 

B.A., English Literature, Princeton University, 1999; M.A., English Literature, University of Pennsylvania, 2001, Ph.D., English Literature, University of Pennsylvania, 2005.

Expertise English literature, theater studies
Theater, gender studies, political economy, religious studies, and carceral studies.


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