Master Faculty Specialist
Affiliate in Gender and Women's Studies
Renaissance drama and poetry, Shakespeare, World Literature, Studies in Drama, and Women's Studies
Department of English
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5331
Office: (269) 387-2585
720 Sprau Tower
Ph.D. University of Oregon (1998)
Meg Dupuis received her doctorate from the University of Oregon in 1998. Her research focuses on issues of authorship, gender, and authority in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England. She teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in Renaissance literature, Shakespeare, Studies in Drama, Feminist Theory, and World Literature. She co-edited Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew for the MLA and is writing articles on Shakespeare's sonnets, the influence of folk tales on early modern texts, and incest as a theme in early modern literature. In 2004, she participated in an NEH Seminar on "Shakespeare's Playhouses: Inside and Out" at the Blackfriars Theater in Staunton, VA and at the Globe Theater in London. She regularly teaches Shakespeare in performance and mentors graduate students in Shakespeare pedagogy.
Meg is also an undergraduate advisor for the Department of English. She has served on numerous department, college, and university committees and in 2005 received the College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Award for Distinguished Service. Meg is an Affiliate of the Gender and Women's Studies Program where she has taught the senior Feminist Theory capstone course.