Julie Crawford

Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature Columbia University
Board member/ex-officio Society of Fellows in the Humanities
Chair, Literature Humanities/ex-officio

Julie Crawford works on sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English literature and culture. She has written on Shakespeare, John Fletcher, Margaret Cavendish, the Sidneys, Anne Clifford, Margaret Hoby, and Mary Wroth, as well as on post-Reformation religious culture, the history of reading, and the history of sexuality. Her articles have appeared in Studies in English LiteratureEnglish Literary History, Renaissance DramaPMLAEarly Modern Culture,Huntington Library QuarterlyThe Blackwell Companion to ShakespeareThe Oxford Companion to Popular Print CultureThe History of British Women’s Writing, 1500-1610, and  in a wide range of edited collections. Her book, Marvelous Protestantism: Monstrous Births in Post-Reformation England, was published by Johns Hopkins University Press in 2005, and her recent book, Mediatrix: Women and the Politics of Literary Production in Early Modern England, was published in 2013. She is currently completing a book entitled Margaret Cavendish's Political Career.