Emily George is a PhD Candidate and teaching associate in the English Language and Literature program at the University of Washington. She specializes in early modern drama, theater history, religious history, and textual studies, and is especially interested in representations of religious identity, gender, sexuality, race, and class in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century drama. Her current project focuses on scenes of conversion and repentance on the early modern stage. In addition to her scholarly work and teaching, Emily has served as a Project Coordinator for the Medieval Studies (now Classics, Medieval, and Early Modern Studies) Graduate Interest Group since 2015.
Outside of her work at the University of Washington, Emily is also the Co-Editor-in-Chief of Process: A Journal of Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Scholarship and a writer for DeConstruct, a Seattle-based collective dedicated to intersectional performance critique.