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 Kitchen; The Imprint of Gender: Authorship and Publication in the English Renaissance; Staging 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.