Brooke A Conti, Ph.D.
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 Title: Associate Professor
 Dept: English
 Office: RT 1814
 Phone: 216-687-6870
 Email: b.conti@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. RT 1814, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Education:
B.A., English literature, Yale University, 1997
M.A., English literature, Yale University, 2001
Ph.D., English literature, Yale University, 2005
 
Brief Bio:
Brooke Conti teaches a wide range of courses in Renaissance and early English literature, but her primary research interests sit at the intersection of religion and literature in the seventeenth century. Her recent upper-division and M.A. offerings include courses on John Donne, John Milton, the Bible as literature, and sex and gender in the Renaissance.

Her book, "Confessions of Faith in Early Modern England," was published by the University of Pennsylvania Press in 2014; it explores the paradoxical relationship between autobiography and polemic in an age of religious conflict. She has also published articles on Shakespeare, Milton, Donne, and Thomas Browne in venues such as Modern Philology, Milton Studies, and several edited collections. Current projects include a second monograph, tentatively entitled "Religious Nostalgia from Shakespeare to Milton," and a scholarly edition of Thomas Browne's "Religio Medici," which she is co-editing with Reid Barbour for Oxford University Press as part of OUP's Complete Works of Thomas Browne. Dr. Conti's research has been supported by short-term fellowships at the Folger Shakespeare Library, the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Princeton University Library Rare Books Collection.