Wendy Wall

Wendy Wall is Avalon Professor of the Humanities, Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence, and Professor of English at Northwestern University. 

Professor Wendy Wall researches topics as wide-ranging as Renaissance poetry, recipes, literature and science, women’s writing, digital humanities, gender, authorship, print culture, and theater. She specializes in early modern English literature and culture, with prize-winning books and projects that include Recipes for Thought: Knowledge and Taste in the Early Modern English KitchenThe Imprint of Gender: Authorship and Publication in the English RenaissanceStaging Domesticity: Household Work and English Identity in Early Modern Drama; and The Pulter Project: Poet in the Making. Professor Wall enjoys engaging in public humanities partnerships with prisons, theaters, and festivals and has served as president of the Shakespeare Association of America, co-editor of Renaissance Drama, and as the McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence. She is currently at work on a book entitled Revolution, Resurrection, and Dissolution: Hester Pulter and a Reimagined Early Modern World.