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About M. L. Stapleton

M. L. Stapleton has been Chapman Distinguished Professor of English at Indiana University-Purdue University since 2004, when he became the first named and endowed chair in the institution's history. He seeks to promote scholarship, teaching, and general interest in the humanities on campus and in the community. He teaches courses in early modern literature at IPFW and pursues scholarship in this subject area. He founded Marlowe Studies: An Annual, the first publication devoted exclusively to the works of the early modern dramatist Christopher Marlowe, and serves as chief editor. He is Editor of the New Variorum Shakespeare Julius Caesar under the auspices of the Modern Language Association. He is webmaster and editor of the Marlowe Society of America website and Newsletter. He served as Chair of Graduate Studies in the Department of English and Linguistics from 2005-11. He hosts and underwrites bi-annual trips to the Chicago Shakespeare Theater with the Department of Continuing Studies.


Present Chapman Distinguished Professor of English, Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne

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Department of English and Linguistics
Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne, IN 46805


Books (7)

Essays in Edited Collections (6)

Journal Articles (19)