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Editor , language educator , writer

Eric Christian Christian Rasmussen, American language educator, writer, editor. Recipient Mousel-Feltner Award Excellence in Research, University of Nevada, Reno, College Arts and Science, 1998; grantee research grants New Variorum Hamlet, National Endowment Humanities, 1997-1999, since 2003; Javits fellow, United States Department Education, 1985-1989.


Rasmussen, Eric Christian Christian was born on July 6, 1960 in Huntington, New York, United States. Son of Carl Christian and Margaret Geyh Rasmussen.


Bachelor, Grinnell College, 1982. Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1990.


Lecturer Columbia College, Chicago, 1984-1988. Elizabethan drama editor Manchester University Press, Manchester, England, since 1989, Oxford University Press, Oxford, England, since 1989. Professor English University Nevada, since 1994.

Visiting assistant professor University Tulsa, 1993—1994. General textual editor Internet Shakespeare Editions, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, since 2001. Visiting lecturer University Basel, Switzerland, 1988—1989.

Consultant The Oxford, Shakespeare, 1985—1987, World Book Encyclopedia, Chicago, 1986, Bantam Shakespeare, New York City, 1986—1988.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: (anthology) Norton Anthology of English Renaissance Drama, (critical edition) The Arden Shakespeare: King Henry VI Part 3, Oxford's World's Classics: Plays of Christopher Marlowe, The Revels Plays: Marlowe's Doctor Faustus: A- and B-texts. Author: (book) A Textual Companion to Doctor Faustus, (review essay) Shakespeare Survey: The Year's Contributions to Shakespeare Studies. Contributor collection Shakespeare Quarterly, Studies in Bibliography (Book of the Year: Association for Theater in Higher Education, 1998), collection English studies.


Member of Modern Language Association American, Association Theater Higher Education, Shakespeare Association American (Book of Year 1998).


Married Victoria Hines, September 17, 1988. Children: Tristan Hines, Arden Christian Hines.

Carl Christian

Margaret Geyh Rasmussen

Victoria Hines

Tristan Hines Rasmussen

Arden Christian Hines Rasmussen