Dr Maria Shmygol




Dr Maria Shmygol is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellow at the University of Galway. She is the editor of William Percy's manuscript play The Aphrodysial (Malone Society / Manchester University Press, 2022) and co-editor, with Lukas Erne, of the German play Tito Andronico (1620), published by Arden Shakespeare and available in open access. Maria is assistant editor of The Complete Works of John Marston (under contract with Oxford University Press, gen. eds. Martin Butler and Matthew Steggle), and with Eleanor Rycroft, she is co-editing a special issue of the Shakespeare journal on the theme of `Shakespeare in Action'. Maria is the Joint Deputy Chair of the British Shakespeare Association, having served as a trustee and director since 2019. Maria has held postdoctoral research fellowships at the Universities of Leeds (2020-21) and Geneva (2016-19), and is a project member of Medieval and Early Modern Orients. Maria's research interests include textual editing, early modern drama, travel literature, and cross-cultural encounters.