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 Christopher M Wixson

Christopher M Wixson

Professor of English, Affiliate Professor of Theatre Arts

Office: 3871 - Coleman Hall
Email: cmwixson@eiu.edu
Office Hours: TR 9:30-10:30 a.m. & 12:30-1:45 p.m.

Christopher Wixson teaches advanced courses in early modern, modern, and contemporary drama as well as general education courses in writing and literature. He has staged plays by Edward Albee, Samuel Beckett, Anton Chekhov, Christopher Durang, Sarah Kane, Harold Pinter, William Shakespeare, and John Webster. His writing has appeared in Modern Drama, Studies in English Literature, Comparative Drama, ELT, Notes on Contemporary Literature, Pamphlet, The Harold Pinter Review, SHAW, American Drama, and the Columbia Encyclopedia of Modern Drama. Currently, his research focuses on Bernard Shaw, and he recently served as guest editor of SHAW: The Annual of Bernard Shaw Studies 34 (2014). An affiliate faculty member of the department of Theatre Arts, Dr. Wixson was the recipient of the 2012 Distinguished Honors Faculty Award and co-taught the study abroad course at Harlaxton College during the summer of 2014.


BA, Hamilton College
MA, Indiana University, Bloomington
PhD, Indiana University, Bloomington


Modern and contemporary drama, Shakespeare and his contemporaries, modern British and American literature.

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