Experts Guide — England

Renaissance literature — Spenser and Chaucer — Shakespeare — History of language — Expository writing
Mark Rasmussen

Professor of English
B.A., M.A., Harvard University; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Teaching responsibilities in British literature, medieval and Renaissance periods especially, including Chaucer, Arthurian literature, Spenser, and Shakespeare, as well as the history of the English language, literary theory, and general humanities courses. Special expertise in Chaucer, Arthurian literature, Shakespeare, and Renaissance literature. Published essays on a variety of medieval and Renaissance topics, as well as edited collection Renaissance Literature and Its Formal Engagements (2002). Most recent publication, chapter on “Complaints and Daphnaïda” in the Oxford Handbook of Edmund Spenser, forthcoming. Prior work experience in freelance writing and public relations.



British Civil War — Medieval and Early Modern Britain
Amos Tubb

Assistant Professor of History
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California

Research interests include the British Civil War and the Commonwealth. Published such articles as Printing the Regicide of Charles I and Mixed Messages: Royalist Newsbook Reports of Charles I’s Execution and the Leveller Uprising.