Dr Ramona Wray


Dr Ramona Wray’s research interests include Shakespeare, early modern drama, editing, women’s writing and drama, adaptation, film and memory studies.

She has published books on women writers of the seventeenth century and Shakespeare and film and is also the editor of the Arden edition of Elizabeth Cary’s The Tragedy of Mariam.

She has also co-edited books on Shakespeare and Ireland and Shakespeare and the arts. As first supervisor, she has supervised sixteen doctoral theses in these and related areas.

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Open to PhD applications in the field of 

  • Early Modern Women’s Writing
  • Shakespeare
  • Adaptation
  • Memory Studies
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  • Director and Trustee of the British Shakespeare Association, Dr Ramona Wray promotes the interface between
    universities and schools, teachers, practitioners and the general public.
  • In November 2012, she organised ‘Shakespeare, Performance, Place’, a major collaboration between the British
    Shakespeare Association and the Lyric Theatre.
  • In 2018, she organized the British Shakespeare Association Conference, Belfast, involving film and theatre
    directors as part of the programme. She is a recipient of the Belfast Ambassador Award.


Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science

School Of Arts, English And Languages



Research students

PhD title: Early Modern Women’s Writing and Antiquity

Name: Xuege Wu
Years of Study: 2015 - 2018
Country: China


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