Renaissance literature — Spenser and Chaucer — Shakespeare — History of language — Expository writing
Mark D. Rasmussen
Associate Professor of English
B.A., M.A., Harvard University; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Teaching responsibilities in Shakespeare, British literature, medieval and English renaissance literature, the history of language, and expository writing, as well as general humanities courses. Special expertise in Shakespeare, Chaucer, and Renaissance literature. Recent paper: "Feminist Interpretations of Chaucer: Some Implications for Teaching." Prior work experience in freelance writing and public relations.