Joseph P. Haughey

Joseph P. Haughey

Northwest Missouri State University
Education Background

Ph.D. Western Michigan University, Department of English, May 2013

B.A. Grand Valley State University, Michigan, English and Spanish, May 2003

Teaching Background 

Northwest Missouri State University (2013-present)

Western Michigan University (2003–2007; Graduate Teaching Assistant)

Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Michigan (2005, Adjunct Instructor)

Research Field


In progress: Shakespeare and the Shaping of Schools, 1607-1900: The Bard’s Historical Role in Shaking up American Education. Anticipated publication in 2020; book proposal draft included in binder.


“‘It is Worth the Listening To’: The Phonograph and the Teaching of Shakespeare in Early Twentieth-Century America.” In Broadcast your Shakespeare: Continuity and Change Across Media. Ed. Stephen O’Neill. Bloomsbury: London, 2018. 123-40.

 Co-authored with Jennifer Barnes, “Midsummer Madness and The Virtual Tempest: Shakespeare as Foolish Role-play Game.” In Teaching Literature in Virtual Worlds: Immersive Learning in English Studies. Ed. Allen Webb. Routledge: New York, 2012. 26–39.

 “Marriage and Bastardy: The Relationship between Richard III and Tudor Ideology.” In Postmodern Essays on Love, Sex, and Marriage in Shakespeare. Ed. Bhim S. Dahiya. New Delhi: Viva Books, 2008. 38-54. 


“United States College Literary Society Shakespearean Afterlives in the Nineteenth Century: James Cadman and the Kalamazoo College’s Sherwood Rhetorical Society.” Acta Jassyensia Comparationis. Special Edition (2017): 53-59.

 “As Palpable As This Which Now I Draw: Getting Graphic with Macbeth.” Language Arts Journal of Michigan (2013): 10-15.

 “What’s Past is Prologue: English Journal Roots of a Performance-Based Approach to Teaching Shakespeare” English Journal 101.3 (2012): 60-66.


“Blending the Bard: Using Canvas to Flip a Shakespeare Class.” Contribution to workshop, “Teaching Shakespeare Online,” Shakespeare Association of America Annual Conference, Washington DC, upcoming in April 2019.

 “Book Proposal: Shakespeare and the Shaping of Schools, 1607-1900: The Bard’s Historical Role in Shaking up American Education.” Contribution to workshop, “Writing, Shaping and Publishing the Scholarly Book,” Shakespeare Association of America Annual Conference, Los Angeles, March 2018.