Mark Bayer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Professional Info: Curriculum Vitae
Phone: (210) 458-4374
Fax: (210) 458-5366
Office: MB 2.314A


Early modern literature, especially drama; Shakespeare, including the long-term cultural authority of Shakespeare's plays.



After earning his PhD (Ohio State 2002), Dr. Bayer taught for six years at the American University of Beirut.  He has written on Renaissance literature and culture, and on the reception of Shakespeare's plays, especially in the Arab world.

Recent Courses

  • Shakespeare: The Later Plays
  • Comedy on the Renaissance Stage

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