Adrienne Redding

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Adrienne Redding
Faculty Specialist I-Lecturer
(269) 387-2606
(269) 387-2562
724 Sprau Tower, Mail Stop 5331
Mailing address: 
Department of English
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5331 USA
  • Ph.D., English, Western Michigan University, 2014
  • M.A., English, Andrews University, 2005
  • B.A., English, Andrews University, 2003
Teaching interests: 
  • Thought and writing
  • Shakespeare
  • Development of modern English
  • Western world literature
Research interests: 
  • English renaissance drama and literature
  • Shakespeare
  • Linguistics

Dr. Adrienne Redding is a faculty specialist at Western Michigan University.

After earning her M.A., Redding obtained a faculty position at Andrews University. She taught first and second year writing, supervised the University Writing Center, and instructed English as a second language and English language learning students at all levels of proficiency. At WMU, she teaches Shakespeare and the Development of Modern English, and works with the First Year Writing Program. Her doctoral dissertation investigates the intersection of edenic imagery and gender construction in early modern prose, drama and epic poetry. She has presented her research at national conferences including The Shakespeare Association of America and Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association.