Editorial Board

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Renaissance Quarterly is the leading American journal of Renaissance studies, encouraging connections between different scholarly approaches to bring together material spanning the period from 1300 to 1650 in Western history.

The official journal of the Renaissance Society of America, RQ presents twelve to sixteen articles and over four hundred reviews per year, engaging such disciplines as:

  • Americas
  • Art and Architecture
  • Book History
  • Classical Tradition
  • Comparative Literature
  • Digital Humanities
  • Emblems
  • English Literature
  • French Literature
  • Germanic Literature
  • Hebraica
  • Hispanic Literature
  • History
  • Humanism
  • Islamic World
  • Italian Literature
  • Legal and Political Thought
  • Medicine and Science
  • Music
  • Neo-Latin Literature
  • Performing Arts and Theater
  • Philosophy
  • Religion
  • Rhetoric
  • Women and Gender


Since 1954, RQ has provided an important forum for articles of original and significant research and interpretation, as well as surveys of the field, forums, and colloquia that benefit the ongoing development of Renaissance scholarship. New in 2009, the journal’s online edition may include enhancements such as color images, audio and video files, appendices, and other ancillary material. Submissions from all disciplines and approaches are welcome.

To become a member of the RSA, please visit http://www.rsa.org/ 


Editorial Board


Articles Editor
Nicholas Terpstra

University of Toronto,Victoria College

Reviews Editor

Sarah Covington
Queens College, The City University of New York


Managing Editor

Erika Suffern

The Renaissance Society of America


Production Editor

Colin S. Macdonald

The City University of New York, The Graduate Center



Joseph Bowling

The City University of New York, The Graduate Center


Book Reviews Manager

Maura Kenny

The City University of New York, The Graduate Center




Christy Anderson, University of Toronto
Megan C. Armstrong, McMaster University
Monica Azzolini, University of Edinburgh
Karen-edis Barzman, SUNY, Binghamton University
Susan Byrne, Yale University
Janie Cole, Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center
Tracy E. Cooper, Temple University
Susanna de Beer, Universiteit Leiden
Angela Dressen, Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center
Eric R. Dursteler, Brigham Young University
Kathy Eden, Columbia University
William E. Engel, University of the South
Robert Henke, Washington University in St. Louis
Tamar Herzig, Tel Aviv University
Dana E. Katz, Reed College
James A. Knapp, Loyola University Chicago
Mary R. Laven, Jesus College, University of Cambridge
David A. Lines, Warwick University
Richard C. McCoy, CUNY, Queens College and The Graduate Center
Karen Nelson, University of Maryland, College Park
Emily O’Brien, Simon Fraser University
Alejandra B. Osorio, Wellesley College
Andrew Pettegree, University of St. Andrews
Hugh Roberts, University of Exeter
Sarah G. Ross, Boston College
Kaya Sahin, Indiana University, Bloomington
Elizabeth Skerpan-Wheeler, Texas State University, San Marcos
Johann Sommerville, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Eleanora Stoppino, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Anne-Laure Van Bruaene, Universiteit Gent
Jessica Lynn Wolfe, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Contact Editorial Office

Renaissance Quarterly
The Renaissance Society of America, Inc.
The Graduate School and University Center, Room  5400
The City University of New York
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10016-4309

Telephone: 212.817.2130
Fax: 212.817.1544

E-mail: rsa@rsa.org