Jeffrey R. Wilson is a faculty member in the Writing Program at Harvard University, where he teaches the Why Shakespeare? section of the University's first-year writing course. His first book, Shakespeare and Trump, will appear in April 2020 from Temple University Press. Focused on intersections of Renaissance literature and modern sociology, his work has appeared in academic journals such as Genre, College Literature, Shakespeare, Mediaeval and Renaissance Drama in England, Law and the Humanities,Disability Studies Quarterly, Early Modern Literary Studies, Literary Imagination, and Crime, Media, Culture, as well as public venues such as National Public Radio, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Profession,Academe,Public Seminar, The Smart Set, The Spectator USA, CounterPunch, and Shakespeare and Contemporary Theory. He holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Irvine. On Twitter @DrJeffreyWilson.