Dr. Christopher M. Clary

Dr. Christopher M. Clary grew up in Denver, Colorado and earned a B.A. in English and History from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 2003.  Thereafter, he attended Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, earning a Ph.D. in 2010 in English literature with a specialization in Renaissance theatre and culture. He has published on topics ranging from Renaissance gender and identity to the emerging field of early modern animal studies, and he previously taught at Pace University in New York and Emory & Henry College in Virginia.  Following a four-year appointment as visiting assistant professor at Emory & Henry, Dr. Clary worked for one year as the study abroad program developer for High Point University where he used his previous experience teaching short-term study abroad programs to design and manage HPU’s diverse international studies program.  As an undergraduate and graduate student, Dr. Clary raced on his universities’ cycling teams, and he now spends his spare time recreationally cycling, mountain biking, and running.