Patti Taylor

Assistant Professor (Teaching) of Writing
Pronouns She / Her / Hers Email


  • Ph.D. Renaissance Literature, University of Connecticut, 2013
  • M.A. English Language and Literature, University of Connecticut, 2007
    • Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-2016
  • Tenure Track Appointments

    • Assistant Professor of English and Writing, Briar Cliff University, 2016 – 2019

    Research, Teaching, Practice, and Clinical Appointments

    • Dornsife Writing Program Lecturer, University of Southern California, 2019-2020
  • Book Chapters

    • Taylor, P. R. (2020). “Academic Writing”. Teach Like a Writer Woodbridge: John Catt.
    • Taylor, P. R. (2015). “‘This is Not the Play’: Shakespeare and Space Opera in Lois McMaster Bujold’s Vorkosigan Saga.”. Shakespearean Echoes pp. 155-167. London: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

    Book Review

    • Taylor, P. R. (2019). Gibbons, Daniel R. Conflicts of Devotion: Liturgical Poetics in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century England. South Bend: University of Notre Dame Press, 2017. Renaissance Quarterly. pp. 393-394.

    Journal Article

    • Taylor, P. R. (2011). “The Son as Collaborator in Paradise Regained.”. SEL: Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900. Vol. 51 (1), pp. 189-198.
    • Taylor, P. R. (2010). “Criminal Appropriation of Shakespeare in Jasper Fforde’s Something Rotten.”. College Literature. Vol. 37 (4), pp. 23-41.