Timothy A. Turner is assistant professor of English at the University of South Florida
Sarasota-Manatee specializing in the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries.
His published essays and reviews have appeared in the Journal for Early Modern Cultural
Studies, Studies in English Literature and Culture 1500-1900, and the Sixteenth Century
Journal, among others. Before coming to USFSM, he was the recipient of an Andrew W.
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Writing at Southwestern University in Georgetown,
Texas, and a Presidential Excellence Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of
Texas at Austin. He received his Ph.D. in English from the University of Texas at
Austin in 2010.
“Making the Moor: Sleep Deprivation as Torture in Othello.” Chapter in Forming Sleep,
ed. Margaret Simon and Nancy Simpson-Younger, forthcoming from Penn State University
“‘Paint me in my gallery’: Time, Perspective, and the Painter Addition to The Spanish
Tragedy.” Chapter 15 in Shakespeare and the Visual Arts: The Italian Influence, ed.
Michele Marrapodi, Routledge, 2017, pp. 290–311.
“Othello on the Rack.” Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies, vol. 15, no. 3,
2015, pp. 102–136.
“Torture and Summary Justice in The Spanish Tragedy.” Studies in English Literature
1500–1900, vol. 53, no. 2, 2013, pp. 277–292.
“‘Torments will ope thy lips’: On Racking, Torture, and Torment in Shakespeare.” Discoveries:
Online Publications of the South-Central Renaissance Conference, vol. 28, no. 1, 2011.
“Challenging Our Practices; Supporting Our Theories: Writing Mentors as Change Agents
Across Discourse Communities.” Across the Disciplines: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
on Language, Learning, and Academic Writing, vol. 5, 2008. Co-authored. http://wac.colostate.edu/atd/fellows/mullin.cfm.