Colby Gordon

Assistant Professor of Literatures in English
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Phone 610-526-5413
Location English House 210


Areas of Focus

Shakespeare, Renaissance literature, trans studies, queer theory, law and literature, religion and literature.


Colby Gordon specializes in English Renaissance literature, with a focus on trans studies, religion, and law. With Simone Chess and Will Fisher, he edited a special collection of the Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies on Early Modern Trans Studies, and he is currently at work on a monograph entitled Glorious Bodies: Trans Theology and Renaissance Literature