Allen, Malcolm Dennis was born on October 20, 1951 in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England. Arrived in the United States, 1989. Son of Dennis and Barbara Lindley (Woffenden) Allen.
Bachelor English/French Studies, University Lancaster, Lancaster, England, 1974. Master of Arts in English, Louisiana State University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy in English, Pennsylvania State University, 1983.
Lecturer in English University Jordan, Amman, 1983-1984, assistant professor English, 1984-1989. Visiting assistant professor English Pennsylvania State University, Wilkes-Barre, 1989-1990. Assistant professor English University Wisconsin Center, Fox Valley, since 1990.
Member international committee World Shakespeare Bibliography, since 1984.