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Dr. Timothy Turner

Title: Associate Professor
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Phone: 941-359-4209
Email: taturner@usf.edu
Office: C245A

Timothy A. Turner is assistant professor of English at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee campus specializing in the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. His published essays and reviews have appeared in the Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies, Studies in English Literature and Culture 1500-1900, and the Sixteenth Century Journal, among others. Before coming to the USF Sarasota-Manatee campus, he was the recipient of an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Writing at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, and a Presidential Excellence Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Texas at Austin. He received his Ph.D. in English from the University of Texas at Austin in 2010.


“Making the Moor: Sleep Deprivation as Torture in Othello.” Chapter in Forming Sleep, ed. Margaret Simon and Nancy Simpson-Younger, forthcoming from Penn State University Press.

“‘Paint me in my gallery’: Time, Perspective, and the Painter Addition to The Spanish Tragedy.” Chapter 15 in Shakespeare and the Visual Arts: The Italian Influence, ed. Michele Marrapodi, Routledge, 2017, pp. 290–311.

“Othello on the Rack.” Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies, vol. 15, no. 3, 2015, pp. 102–136.

“Torture and Summary Justice in The Spanish Tragedy.” Studies in English Literature 1500–1900, vol. 53, no. 2, 2013, pp. 277–292.

“‘Torments will ope thy lips’: On Racking, Torture, and Torment in Shakespeare.” Discoveries: Online Publications of the South-Central Renaissance Conference, vol. 28, no. 1, 2011. http://www.scrc.us.com/discoveries/?p=8.

“Challenging Our Practices; Supporting Our Theories: Writing Mentors as Change Agents Across Discourse Communities.” Across the Disciplines: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Language, Learning, and Academic Writing, vol. 5, 2008. Co-authored. http://wac.colostate.edu/atd/fellows/mullin.cfm.