Lecture by President Katherine A. Rowe
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Dr. Katherine A. Rowe was sworn in as William & Mary’s 28th president on July 2, 2018. Previously, she was the provost and dean of faculty at Smith College. Her career in higher education includes working at Bryn Mawr College as an English professor, department chair and director of the Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center for leadership and public engagement as well as an assistant professor of English at Yale. Rowe has published three books: New Wave Shakespeare on Screen with Thomas Cartelli (Polity Press, 2007), Reading the Early Modern Passions: Essays in the Cultural History of Emotion as co-editor (Penn Press, 2004) and Dead Hands: Fictions of Agency, Renaissance to Modern (Stanford, 2000). Rowe is also the cofounder and CEO of Luminary Digital Media, which developed a series of educational apps enhancing student engagement and learning of classic Shakespearean texts.