Regina Buccola


Regina Buccola is an Assistant Professor of English at Roosevelt University. She holds a Ph.D. in English literature with a concentration in Women's Studies from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and an M.A. in English Literature from the University of Kentucky. Her primary research interests are early modern British drama and twentieth-century feminist theater and performance theory. She is currently completing a book-length project that explores the use made of fairy beliefs and their early modern association with women and women's work in the plays of the period, such as A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Alchemist, and The Whore of Babylon. Recent publications include "Megan Terry: The 'Mother of Feminist Drama'" in The American Berserk and "'He Made Me a Hole!': Gender Bending, Sexual Desire and the Representation of Sexual Violence," in Tortilleras: Hispanic and Latina Lesbian Expression.