EMILY george

Emily George is an instructor and academic at the University of Washington, where she specializes in early modern drama, theater history, and textual studies. Her research focuses on representations of religion, gender, sexuality, race, and class in drama. Before moving to Seattle, Emily lived in White Salmon, WA, where she worked with elementary and intermediate school children in the school district’s Community Learning Center. She has also lived in Ithaca, New York, and in London, where her MA studies in early modern drama led to her love for theater. She is especially interested in performances of religious identity, staging conversions, and dramatic representations of the supernatural. Along with her work as a PhD student in UW’s English Department, Emily teaches English courses and is the Assistant Co-Director of the Equal Opportunity Program within the Expository Writing Program