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Sid Ray

Associate Chair

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

English - NYC

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Sid graduated with a BA from Wesleyan University and an MA and PhD from the University of Rochester. She is the author of two books on Shakespeare and his contemporaries and the co-editor of two others.


BA , Wesleyan University

MA , University of Rochester

PhD , University of Rochester

Awards and Honors

  • Pace University, May 2016 - Kenyan Award for Excellence in Teaching


Ray, G. E. Shticky Shakespeare: Exploring Action as Eloquence. Kathryn McPherson and Kathryn Moncrief (Eds.), Shakespeare Expressed: Page, Stage, and Classroom. New Jersey, US: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.

Ray, G. E. & Loomis, C. (2015, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Shaping Shakespeare for Performance: The Bear Stage. Madison, New Jersey, US: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.


Ray, G. E. Shakespeare Association of America. "Pedagogies of Laughter in The Merry Wives of Windsor". SAA, Toronto, CA

Ray, G. E. Shakespeare Set Free . "'Suit the Action to the Word': Shakespearean Stage Business. Folger Shakespeare Library/English Speaking Union, New York, NY

Ray, G. E. (2017, October 25). Blackfriars Conference. "'I cannot tell vat is baiser en Anglish': Shakespeare's Kissing Primer. American Shakespeare Company, Virginia

Ray, G. E. (2015, October 28). Eighth Blackfriars Conference. Staging Epilepsy in Othello. American Shakespeare Center, Staunton, Virginia

Ray, G. E. (2014, October). Roundtable on Globe King Lear Performance. Performing King Lear. Globe/NYU, Skirball Theater, NYU

Ray, S. (2014, July). Shakespeare Intensive. “Romeo and Juliet, or Losing My Religion". English Speaking Union/Folger Shakespeare Library, New York City

Ray, S. (2014, April). Women's Initiative/Shakespeare's 450 birthday lecture. "Defending Lady Macbeth". Schnader, Harrison, Segal, and Lewis Law Firm, New York City

Ray, G. E. (2013, October). Biannual Blackfriars Conference. “'To make the unskillful laugh': A Rhetoric of Belches in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night". American Shakespeare Center, Virginia


Shakespeare and Early Modern Drama, Early Modern Women Writers, Representations of the Medieval and Renaissance on Film, Shakespeare in Performance


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    Desc: Spoke on a panel of students, faculty, and administrators
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Raised awareness
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