Nancy S. Leonard
Professor of English; Director, Theology
Primary Academic Program: Literature
Academic Program Affiliation(s): Theology
Academic Expertise: Literature
Area of Specialization: Shakespeare; literary theory
A.B., Smith College; Ph.D., Indiana University. Assistant professor of English, University of Pennsylvania (1972–77). Member, Modern Language Association. Numerous articles and reviews on Shakespeare, poetry, and aesthetics in edited books and journals including Renaissance Drama, English Literary Renaissance, Huntington Library Quarterly.
At Bard since 1977.
Research Interests: Theory of language; Emily Dickinson; Kierkegaard
Teaching Interests: Shakespeare; early modern literature; Lacan and psychoanalysis; political theology; theology