Robert Yongue Turner
Emeritus Professor of English, 1961
Robert Turner specializes in Renaissance drama with primary emphasis on Shakespeare. He received his undergraduate training at Princeton University and his graduate training at the University of Chicago. He has been awarded a Guggenheim fellowship and a Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, and has published a book on Shakespeare and numerous articles on Shakespeare and other dramatists writing during his lifetime. Currently he is engaged in research on Jacobean tragicomedies by Shakespeare, Beaumont and Fletcher, Middleton, Webster, and Massinger.