List of academic signatories by field

Current and former faculty: 899 verified.

Name, listed by field Position and affiliation, or personal comment Date signed
Other Humanities
Mr. Marc Goldschmit

Philosopher, writer.

06/01/15
David Paul Gontar, Ph.D.

I find De Vere's "Bedingfield Letter" a perfect articulation of Shakespeare's philosophy, and suspect Oxford was Elizabeth's son.

07/06/09
Dr. Jonathon Grasse, Ph.D.

Professor of Music, California State University, Dominguez Hills

09/11/20
Rima Greenhill, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer in Russian Language, Stanford University

12/18/07
Ms. Deborah Sue Greenspan, M.A.

11/06/13
Ms. Jeannine Annette Grizzard, M.A.

M.A., Renaissance Drama, University of Warwick; M.A., Philosophy, Georgia State University; current Artistic Director, Ashland Contemporary Theatre, OR

02/17/12
Dr. Michael E. Habicht, D. Phil.

Senior Research Fellow, University of Flinders, Adelaide SA Australia

07/19/21
Mr. Will Christy Harris

09/09/07
Joan Loyd Hernandez, Ph.D.

I'm a retired university professor of Spanish and French, and believe that the Shakespeare authorship debate should be open for discussion in academic settings.

07/23/18
Gisela Ellen Horvath

Very interesting discussion. I agree that there is room for reasonable doubt about the identity of W.S.

05/13/11
Dan L. Inman, Ph.D.

I have carefully studied the topic for more than 20 years and am convinced that the author was not the Stratford Man but Edward de Vere.

11/18/18
Mrs. Sherry L. Jordan

LCC International University

05/01/11
Prof. Jürg Kesselring, M.D.

Head of Department of Neurology Emeritus, Valens, Switzerland

11/29/22
Mr. Michael J. Kleindl, M.A.

Senior Lecturer at International Christian University. Writing teacher and poet for 30 years.

04/28/16
Mr. Jon Korvald

The work of Norwegian Petter Amundsen got me intereseted.

05/02/11
Dr. Michael J. Langford, Ph.D.

Professor emeritus (retired), philosophy and medical ethics, Memorial University of Newfoundland; lecturer, Cambridge University; author, "The De Vere Papers"

10/31/08
Dr. Stephen J. Matthews, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in Linguistics, University of Hong Kong.

02/12/09
Antonino Mazza, M.A.

Poet. Only a "migratory sensibility" might account for the trans-individual nature of Shakespeare’s Latinized opus.

09/10/07
Prof. Julius McCarter, Ph.D.

01/29/11
Mr. Mark McEwen

Boston Symphony Orchestra

05/20/15
Joseph Medranus, Ph.D.

08/06/08
Myrna Shirley Michell, M.A.

11/22/17
Dr. Marie-José Minassian, D. Phil.

No trace of Ilya Gililov's book (2001)?

05/17/16
Mr. Malik Mubashshir, M.A.

04/28/18
Mrs. Donna J. Ohlson, M.A.

07/21/09
Prof. Claude Pavur, Ph.D.

Veteran academic / author. It matters for interpretation: an insider writing about what he knew intimately or an outsider guessing at what it must be like?

05/13/17
Prof. Claudio Pierantoni, Ph.D.

Professor of Latin and Italian Literature, Universidad de los Andes, Santiago de Chile

06/19/18
Dr. Jordi Pigem

Writer and critic

06/18/08
Dr. Matthew Pires

Lecturer in English, University of Franche-Comté, France

02/08/12
Mr. Alan Ponikvar, Ph.D.

09/07/17
Dr. Eryl Price-Davies

Former Head of Co Curricular Studies, Imperial College London

03/18/16
Mr. John K. Probst, M.A.

Professor Emeritus

05/28/16
Joëlle Proust, Ph.D.

Director of Research, Institut Jean-Nicod, Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris

09/11/17
Dr. Ziggy Quinete, Ph.D.

I do not believe there's enough evidence to conclude who is the author of these plays and sonnets.

01/08/13
Dr. Ernest Rehder, Ph.D.

01/17/09
Mr. Matthew Ripley, M. Phil.

Fascinatingly dubious.

02/27/17
Dr. Richard Ritter von Weber-Hahnsberg, Ph.D.

Latin and Greek Master, the Highlands School

09/09/07
Mr. David Lea Robbins, J.D.

Author of 15 novels and 4 plays; Writer in Residence, College of William & Mary, 2007-2009; Visiting Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2010-present

08/16/19
Theresa Rodriguez

M.M., author, "Jesus and Eros: Sonnets, Poems and Songs"

04/27/16
Dr. Kelley L. Ross, Ph.D.

Retired, Dept of Philosophy, Los Angeles Valley College, Publisher, The Proceedings of the Friesian School philosophy website.

10/21/21
Christine Tsutsui Saldana

17th Earl of Oxford, Edward De Vere; a poet and playwrite for the ages

02/26/21
Mr. Robert J. Sauerbrey, M.A.

Teacher of HS English for 40 yrs. and college theology for 20 years

10/20/17
Nichole Sharpe, M.A.

WA

12/07/21
Mr. David Malcolm Shein, M.A.

Monroe Community College & The Rochester Institute of Technology

04/01/11
David A. Shepherd, Ph.D.

German teacher, actor, writer, musician, and linguist

04/25/07
Ronald Smith, M.A.

Professor of English at 3 community colleges and 1 university

06/05/23
Jean Stearns

Twenty years of reading about this have convinced me that the author wasn't the Stratford man and was probably De Vere (Oxford).

02/01/15
Howard M. Swartz, D. Phil.

My father introduced me to the authorship question many years ago, and ever since I've been fascinated with the issue. I think Edward De Vere wrote the plays.

09/09/07
Lamberto Tassinari

Former Italian literature professor-Université de Montréal-Author- www.johnflorio-is shakespeare

11/03/08
Dr. Kirk Templeton, Ph.D.

Author

10/27/21

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