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Dr Elizabeth Sandis

Early Career Research Fellow

1 October 2019 - March 2022

Dr Sandis joined the Institute for English Studies in 2019. Trained as a Classicist, she specialises in academic drama, translating and analysing sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Latin plays both for scholarly publication and for public performance.


Dr Sandis completed her D.Phil in English at Merton College, Oxford, in 2016, before taking up a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship at The Shakespeare Institute. Whilst in Stratford she has been working as academic advisor to the RSC and the Globe, teaching an MA in Shakespeare Studies, and writing a book about student experience of drama at early modern Oxford and Cambridge.

She has two articles forthcoming in early modern journals and has co-edited a Special Issue of Renaissance Studies ('Latin Drama, Religion and Politics in Early Modern Europe', Vol 30.4, Sept 2016).