Andrew Moran Ph.D.

Andrew Moran, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, English

Phone: (972) 721-4115


Office: Braniff #236

Andrew Moran received his Ph.D. from the University of Dallas. His research interests are Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, and Evelyn Waugh.


  • B.A. University of Dallas
  • M.A. College of William and Mary
  • Ph.D. Institute of Philosophic Studies, University of Dallas



  • Literary Tradition I, II, III, IV
  • Shakespeare
  • Dante
  • Early Modern
  • Medieval Literature
  • Renaissance Drama
  • Waugh and the Post-War West
  • Jonson and the Tribe of Ben
  • Shakespeare's representations of Reformation-era religious controversies, his metadrama, and the relationship between the two
  • Dante
  • Evelyn Waugh
  • Ben Jonson
  • "Happiness and Supernatural Happiness in The Taming of the Shrew." Christian Shakespeare: Question Mark. Edited by Michael Scott and Michael Collins. (Vernon Press, 2022), 95-112.
  • "Milton's Dantean Raphael." The Ben Jonson Journal 29.1 (May 2022), 99-132. 
  • Due Santi and the University of Dallas: Un Piccolo Paradiso. Co-editor with Gregory Roper. The History Press, 2020. 
  • Evelyn Waugh's Commedia: Sword of Honour as an Epic Response to James Joyce."  Literary Imagination 18.3 (2016). 274-92.
  • "An Emetic upon St. Bartholomew's Day: Purging, Stripping, and Reclothing the Pauline Body in Bartholmew Fair." The Ben Jonson Journal 22.1 (2015), 23-40. 2015 Ben Jonson Discoveries Award Essay.
  • "The Apotropaic Marriage of Sulfur and Mercury in The Alchemist." The Ben Jonson Journal  20.1 (May 2013), 1-19.
  • "In Medias Res, at Work and Prayer: Augustine and The Tempest."  Critical and Cultural Transformations: The Tempest, 1611 to the Present. Ed. Virginia Mason Vaughan and Tobias Dring (Tbingen: Gunter Narr Verlag, 2013), 37-55.
  • "From Maurice to Mohammad: Othello, Islam, and Baptism." Early Modern England and Islamic Worlds. Ed. Linda McJannet and Bernadette Andrea (New York:  Palgrave Macmillan, 2011),21-34.
  • "'What were I best to say': Hasty Curses and Morean Deliberation in Richard III." Moreana 48:183-184 (Summer 2011): 145-61.
  • "Hamlet's Envenomed Foil" in Hamlet: Ignatius Critical Edition, ed. Joseph Pearce. Ft. Collins, CO: Ignatius Press. (2008).
  • "Eating and Synaesthesia in The Winter's Tale." Religion and the Arts 9:1-2 (2005): 38-61.
  • "John Kennedy Toole's Brilliant Failure." The St. Austin Review (March 2005): 21-23.