Distinguished University Teaching Professor
Department of English

Coordinates: Introduction to Literature: Poetry, Drama, Narrative

Katherine Scheil has been teaching at the college level for over 25 years, and at the University of Minnesota since 2005. She earned her BA in English and Music from Florida State University, and her MA and PhD in English at the University of Toronto. Her research and teaching interests are related to Shakespeare and his afterlife, especially among women writers and readers. Her books include Imagining Shakespeare's Wife: The Afterlife of Anne Hathaway (Cambridge, 2018), She Hath Been Reading: Women and Shakespeare Clubs in America (2012), and The Taste of the Town: Shakespearean Comedy and the Early Eighteenth-Century Theatre (2003). She served as director of graduate study in English for five years and was awarded the University of Minnesota's Outstanding Contributions to Graduate and Professional Teaching award and the College of Liberal Arts' Career Readiness Teaching Award.