Dr Christopher Marlow is a Senior Lecturer in English. His research deals primarily with Shakespeare and early modern literature, and he is particularly interested in masculinity, friendship, sexuality, and theory. His book Shakespeare and Cultural Materialist Theory was published by Bloomsbury in 2017. Christopher has also written on Margaret Cavendish, early modern university drama, and Doctor Who. He has lectured at the university since 2003, and currently leads undergraduate modules on Renaissance Literature, Restoration Literature and Shakespeare. He contributes to the core MA English/MA 21st Century Literature modules English Now 1 and English Now 2, and leads an optional MA module on Poetry and Patronage 1557-1625.