Chris Highley


Chris Highley specializes in Early Modern literature, culture and history. He is the author of several books: Shakespeare, Spenser, and the Crisis in Ireland (Cambridge University Press, 1997), Catholics Writing the Nation in Early Modern Britain and Ireland (Oxford University Press, 2008) and is the co-editor of Henry VIII and his Afterlives (Cambridge University Press, 2009). Highley is currently working on two unrelated projects: the posthumous image of Henry VIII and the history of the Blackfriars neighborhood in early modern London.

Service: Department of English Study Abroad Programs Coordinator.

Editorial Board Member: The Map of Early Modern London.

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Curriculum Vitae

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Areas of Expertise
  • Renaissance literature
  • BA, University of Sussex
  • MA, University of Southern California
  • PhD, Stanford University

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