Lisa Marciano


Associate Professor
English Language & Literature

Where were you educated?
B.A., University of Dallas
Ph.D., University of Dallas

What classes do you teach?
All English core courses 
Advanced Rhetoric and Composition
Renaissance Literature
The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century
Shakespeare's Comedies and Romances
Literary Criticism
Southern Literature

What is your favorite class to teach?
Shakespeare's Comedies and Romances

Do you have any hobbies?
Traveling with my family, cooking

What do you like most about Christendom?
I like it that students and faculty alike are engaged in the pursuit of truth and virtue, regardless of which discipline we turn to in that pursuit.

What are your areas of expertise and/or research?
Shakespeare, Renaissance literature

Where have you been published?
"The Serious Comedy of Twelfth Night: Dark Didacticism in Illyria," Renascence: Essays on Values in Literature 56 (2003).

"Shakespeare's Tempest: The Awareness of Death as a Catalyst to Wisdom," Upstart Crow 20 (2000).

What kind of professional activities and associations are you active in?
Fellowship of Catholic Scholars
Shakespeare Association of America

Contact information:
Dr. Lisa Marciano
134 Christendom Dr.
Front Royal, VA 22630
W: 800.877.5456 ext. 1306
F: 540.636.1655
lmarciano@christendom.edu