Teaching interests: Shakespeare; early modern England; modern drama
Research interests: early modern autograph albums; the English actors in Germany during Shakespeare’s time
“Halfe maim’d? Five Unknown Poems by Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke” (with Paul Schlueter), Times Literary Supplement (London) 23 July 2010, pp. 14-15.
“Three Early Seventeenth-Century Watercolours of the Tombs of Henry VII and Elizabeth I in Westminster Abbey.” The Burlington Magazine 151 (December 2009): 819-21.
“Martin Droeshout Redivivus: Reassessing the Folio Engraving of Shakespeare.” Shakespeare Survey 60 (2007): 237-51.
co-edited Shakespeare Bulletin (1982-2003).
author or editor of 16 books, including The Album Amicorum and the London of Shakespeare’s Time (London: British Library Press, 2011).
Honors: Fulbright Professorship; National Endowment for the Humanities Grants; Jones Lecture Award; Lindback Award