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Paula Berggren

Paula Berggren

Professor of English and Coordinator of the Great Works Program, Baruch

Professor Berggren has an A.B. degree from Barnard College of Columbia University and received her M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University. Pursuing her love of theater and poetry, she regularly teaches Shakespeare as well as Renaissance literature and drama at Baruch, and has devoted a great deal of attention to the work of women writers, including Edith Wharton and Mary Wollstonecraft. Professor Berggren is the author of several essays on English Renaissance drama, including “The Woman’s Part: Female Sexuality as Power in Shakespeare’s Plays,” in The Woman’s Part: Feminist Criticism of Shakespeare.