Maria Eppich-Harris, Ph.D.

Dr. Eppich-Harris teaches Shakespeare, Humanities, dramatic literature, and writing, among other subjects. Her current research focuses on power dynamics within prodigality narratives in Shakespeare’s history plays. Dr. Eppich-Harris takes students to the theatre every semester, including trips to the Stratford Festival and the American Shakespeare Center, as well as Indianapolis-area theatres.


PhD - Marquette University
MA - Indiana State University
BA - St. Mary-of-the-Woods College


  • “Resurrect Your Darlings: Falstaff’s Death(s), Resurrection(s), and Lasting Influence,” Shakespeare Newsletter 63.3 (Spring 2014): 97-100.  
  • "The Liminal Space between Feminism and Misogyny: Introducing Playwright Nina Raine’s Rabbit,” Studies in the Humanities 41.1&2 (March 2015): 192-208. 
  • "A Conversation with Nina Raine, April 5, 2014" (Interview); Studies in the Humanities 41.1&2 (March 2015): 209-34. 
  • Hamlet, Art, and Apoptosis: The Shakespearean Artwork of Julie Newdoll,” Interdisciplinary Literary Studies, 2015. (Forthcoming)
  • Creative Writing: "In the Absence of a Translator" Johnny America, 2016. (Forthcoming)

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