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About Penelope H. Geng

Geng's research combines historical and theoretical methods to explore the politics of literature. Currently, she is working on her first book Poetic Justice, an investigation of the vital contribution of early modern literature, especially Shakespearean drama, to popular understandings of justice.
EDUCATION: B.A. University of Toronto; M.A. in Humanities from University of Chicago; M.A. in English from University of Southern California; Ph.D. University of Southern California.
Geng has been teaching at Macalester since 2015.


Present Assistant Professor, English, Macalester College


  • Shakespeare
  • Shakespeare Studies

Contact Information

Old Main, 202
Macalester College
1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105