David M. Bergeron, Professor Emeritus of English, University of Kansas, has published extensively on civic pageantry. His well-known book English Civic Pageantry, 1558-1642 has been republished in a revised edition (2003). His most recent book, Textual Patronage in English Drama, 1570-1640, published by Ashgate (2006), focuses on epistles dedicatory and addresses to readers in dramatic texts. He has published widely on Shakespeare, Renaissance drama, and the Stuart royal family, including Shakespeare's Romances and the Royal Family (1985), King James and Letters of Homoerotic Desire (1999), and Practicing Renaissance Scholarship (2000).
Abigail Scherer is Assistant Professor of English at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana, where she teaches courses on early modern literature. She has published articles on Robert Herrick and the early modern drama Mucedorus.
Anne Russell teaches early modern drama and poetry at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario. Her research interests include women's participation in literary and political discourses as writers, translators, and editors. She has published on Mary Sidney's Tragedie of Antonie and on Aphra Behn as poet and editor. She has edited Behn's The Rover (1999), and co-edited, with Viviana Comensoli, Enacting Gender on the English Renaissance Stage (1999).
Katherine Steele Brokaw is a PhD candidate in English Literature and Language at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where she is the 2010-11 James A. Winn graduate fellow at Michigan's Institute for the Humanities. Her article "Ariel's Liberty" appeared in Shakespeare Bulletin (2008). Her academic interests include medieval and early modern drama and music, contemporary theater, performance theory, and service learning. [End Page 369]