AboutPatricia Akhimie is Associate Professor of English at Rutgers University-Newark. She is the author of Shakespeare and the Cultivation of Difference: Race and Conduct in the Early Modern World (Routledge 2018). She is co-editor of Travel and Travail: Early Modern Women, English Drama, and the Wider World (University of Nebraska Press 2019), with Bernadette Andrea. Her research has been supported by the Folger Shakespeare Library, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Ford Foundation, and the John Carter Brown Library.
EducationPh.D., Columbia University, New York, 2011
M.F.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2002
B.A., Princeton University, Princeton, 2000
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