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Jonathan Walker, Ph.D.


Neuberger Hall 417 | 725-3556 |

B.A. 1994 Rollins College
M.A. 1998 Purdue University
Ph.D. 2004 University of Illinois at Chicago

On the PSU faculty since 2004

FIELDS: English Renaissance Drama; Theories of Drama and Performance; Textual Theory; History of the Book; Feminism; Gender and Sexuality; Critical Theory




  • “Reading Materiality: The Literary Critical Treatment of Physical Texts,” Renaissance Drama 41 (2013): 199–232.
  • “The Spatial Rhetoric of Chicago Shakespeare Theater,” Chicago Shakespeare Theater: Suiting the Action to the Word, ed. Regina Buccola and Peter Kanelos (DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2013), 57–74.


  • Christopher Marlow, Performing Masculinity in English University Drama, 1598–1636 (Farnham: Ashgate, 2013). Renaissance Quarterly 67 (2014): 359–361.
  • Helen Ostovich, Holger Schott Syme, and Andrew Griffin, eds., Locating the Queen's Men, 1583–1603: Material Practices and Conditions of Playing (Farnham: Ashgate, 2009). Renaissance Quarterly 63 (2010): 322–324.
  • Robert E. Stillman, ed., Spectacle and Public Performance in the Late Middle Ages and the Renaissance (Leiden: Brill, 2006). Renaissance Quarterly 60 (2007): 242–44.