Andrew D. McCarthy teaches Shakespeare, medieval and Renaissance drama, early modern literature and culture, and humanities in the interdisciplinary honors program. Other research and teaching interests include the reception of classical writers in early modern England and gender studies. He is co-editor of Staging the Superstitions of Early Modern Europe (Ashgate) and his work has recently appeared in Marlowe Studies. McCarthy is currently completing a book-length study that examines masculine performances of grief in the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries.