Bachelor, University Michigan, 1951. Master of Arts, University California, Berkeley, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, University London, 1975.
Lecturer, U. Maryland., College Park, 1970-1975; assistant professor, U. Maryland., College Park, 1975-1978; associate professor, U. Maryland., College Park, 1978-1987; professor, U. Maryland., College Park, since 1987.
(Book by Trousdale, Marion)
National Endowment of the Humanities fellow Huntington Library., 1987-1988, O.B. Hardison fellow Folger Shakespeare Library., since 1991. Member Modern Language Association, International Shakespeare Association, Society for Textual Studies, International Association University Professors of English, Marlowe Association American, Shakespeare Association American, Malone Society.
Married William Brown Trousdale, July 23, 1953.