Misha Teramura is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Toronto, where he researches and teaches the literature of the English Renaissance. His work has appeared in such journals as ELH, Shakespeare Quarterly, Modern Philology, English Literary Renaissance, RES, Early Theatre, and The Chaucer Review, as well as in the edited collections Lost Plays in Shakespeare’s England, Loss and the Literary Culture of Shakespeare’s Time, and Shakespeare/Text: Contemporary Readings in Textual Studies, Editing and Performance. He is currently working on two book projects, titled Paper Plays: The Material Lives of Early Modern Manuscript Playbooks and Reading Lost Plays: Early Modern Drama and the Forms of Textual Survival, and is editing Henry IV, Part 2 for the Arden Shakespeare Fourth Series. Other current research interests include textual scholarship, classical reception, and the circle of Henry Percy, ninth earl of Northumberland. He is also a co-editor of the Lost Plays Database (with Roslyn L. Knutson [emerita], David McInnis, and Matthew Steggle) and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.
Misha received his PhD in English from Harvard University after completing his undergraduate work at the University of Toronto. He taught at Reed College in Portland, OR for two years before returning to UofT.