Jeffrey R. Wilson is a Preceptor in Expository Writing at Harvard University, where he teaches the Why Shakespeare? section of the University's first-year writing course. He received his Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Irvine. His research addresses intersections of Renaissance literature and modern sociology, and he is currently completing a book manuscript entitled Stigma in Shakespeare. He has also taught courses in English, Composition, and Religious Studies at UC Irvine, and courses in Criminal Justice at CSU Long Beach, an experience resulting in current book projects Shakespeare and Criminology and Criminal Justice and the Humanities.