Simon Morgan-Russell



Dean, Honors College

024J Founders

Degrees and Institutions

Ph.D. Lehigh University, 1994
M.A. Lehigh University, 1992
B.A. (Hons) University of Kent at Canterbury, UK, 1989

Area: Early British Literature, English Renaissance Drama, British Film & Television, Cultural Studies

Research Interests: British Film & Television Studies; Comedy & Performance; Psychogeography; Contemporary British Fiction

Courses Taught

Survey of British Literature to 1700
British Television Comedy
Topics in British Film

Select Publications

         "David Croft." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. January 2015

“A Local Shop for Local People: Imbrication and Alienation in British Situation Comedy” Journal of British Cinema         and Television 4.1 (2007): 322-36.

Jimmy Perry and David Croft. Manchester University Press, 2004

“Sir Thomas More’s Utopia and the Description of Britain.” Cahiers Elisabéthains: Late Medieval and Renaissance Studies 61 (2002): 1-11

“‘How far is it, my lord, to Berkeley now?’: English Chronicle History and London City Comedy.” Explorations in Renaissance Culture, 27.2 (2001): 245-62