Jayme Yeo (Ph.D, Rice University) is an Assistant Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in English. Her work focuses on the affective, political, and religious dimensions of discourse communities in the medieval and early modern period. Her current project applies these interests to regional adaptations of Shakespeare in the U.S. Her research has inspired topical courses that include Shakespeare and justice as well as poetry and activism. She has been awarded grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities as well as the Folger Shakespeare Library, and her work has appeared in Exemplaria, Teaching Religion and Theology, Intersections: Yearbook for Early Modern Studies, and Literature and Theology.