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Lena Orlin

Lena Cowen Orlin is a professor in the Department of English in the College. She joined the Georgetown faculty in 2007.

International activities include: 

  • Trustee of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Fellow of the Royal Historical Society
  • Corresponding fellow of the English Association
  • Board member of the International Shakespeare Conference at the Shakespeare Institute
  • General editor of the "Oxford Shakespeare Topics" series and the "Arden Shakespeare State of Play"¬†series
  • Advisory board member of the Shakespeare in European Culture publication series
  • Serves on the editorial board of the journals¬†Shakespeare Survey and Shakespeare Studies
  • Recent residential fellow at that Liguria Study Center in Bogliasco, Italy
  • Chair of the Programme Committee for a World Shakespeare Congress to be held in Singapore in 2021
  • Author of two books and 45 essays; editor or co-editor of two anthologies, nine essay collections, and a college text, The Bedford Shakespeare

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