Language and Literature


Ryan Singh Paul, Associate Professor of English


ABD, Media and Communication; European Graduate School (2016)
PhD, English; University of Arizona (2010)
MA, Literature; Texas State University, San Marcos (2005)
BA, English & History; The University of Texas at Austin (1999)

Graduate Certificates in Biblical Studies, Gender and Women's Studies, and
Interdisciplinary Early Modern Studies

Teaching and Research Interests

Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama
Early Modern English Literature
Poetry and Poetics
Literary Theory, Continental Philosophy
Biblical Studies


‘That noble flame’: Essays on the Poetry of Katherine Philips. Collection, co-edited with David L. Orvis. Duquesne University Press. [Forthcoming]

“The Power of Ignorance and The Roaring Girl.” English Literary Renaissance 43.3 (2013): 514-540.

“To See and Be Seen: Aemilia Lanyer’s Poetics of Vision.” Masculinities and Femininities in the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Ed. Frederick Kiefer. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols Publishers, 2009. 159-188.

“‘I want to be surprised when I hear your voice’: Who Speaks for Jasmine?” Indian Writers: Transnationalisms and Diasporas. Eds. Jaspal K. Singh and Rajendra Chetty. New York: Peter Lang, 2009. 69-86.

Current Research Projects

The Politics of Ignorance in Othello

Sovereignty and Temporality in The Tempest and the Book of Revelation

Contact Information

Language and Literature

MSC 162 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
voice: 361-593-2516

Ryan Singh Paul, Associate Professor of English