Megan Housley received her BA in Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic (!) from the University of Cambridge, UK; her DipGrad in Theatre Studies from the University of Otago, NZ; and her MA in English Literature from the University of Warwick, UK. Broadly speaking, her research focuses on networks of cultural production and different popular performances of national identity during the protracted formation of the Kingdom of Great Britain. She is additionally interested in performances of Renaissance and Enlightenment political thought, both on and off the stage. Megan is affiliated with Northwestern’s British Studies Graduate Cluster and is the recipient of a Mellon Interdisciplinary Cluster Fellowship.