Thomas Herron is Associate Professor of English at East Carolina University, Greenville,
North Carolina, teaching Shakespeare and Renaissance literature. He is the author
of Spenser’s Irish Work: Poetry, Plantation and Colonial Reformation (2007)
as well as co-editor (with Michael Potterton) of both Ireland in the Renaissance,
c. 1540–1660 (2007) and Dublin and the Pale in the Renaissance, c. 1540–1660 (2011). He
currently edits the multidisciplinary journal Explorations in Renaissance Culture.