List of academic signatories by field

Current and former faculty: 822 verified.

Name, listed by field Position and affiliation, or personal comment Date signed
History
Carl G. Estabrook, Ph.D.

actor, writer

09/09/07
Dr. Giuliano Ferrari Bravo, Ph.D.

PhD (Cantab), former Jean Monnet Fellow, European University Institute, Florence. Former Lecturer in History of Europe, Padua University.

10/13/13
Prof. Hans Henning Hahn, Ph.D.

Professor of East European History, Carl von Ossietzky Universitaet Oldenburg, Germany

04/02/09
Prof. Ellen Hamilton

Professor of Musicology, Rollins College

05/19/18
Prof. Richard L. Kay, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor of History, University of Kansas

01/12/09
Mr. David Klausmeyer, Ph.D.

11/26/20
Dr. Karine Langley, Ph.D.

Ph.D., Calvin Studies

12/01/08
Dr. Anne Macpherson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, The College at Brockport, SUNY

04/25/16
Mr. Alan Perry Malan, M.A.

05/04/13
Mr. Alastair Mitchell, M.A.

I have a Masters in Early Modern Studies

01/29/17
Dr. Pinto Murcho, Ph.D.

I think a lowborn can't write these masterpieces.

09/24/20
Don Ostrowski, Ph.D.

Member of Editorial Board of Brief Chronicles

12/16/09
Donald W. Owen, M.A.

Asst. Prof. of History/Economics/Statistics

08/30/15
Brita Elise Pollan

Writer and teacher at the university in comparative religion.

04/25/16
Dr. Cathy Mason Polovina, Ph.D.

Came to the debate late--after reading Sobran and Price--angry that authorship question never approached in schools.

02/01/17
Frank Ratliff, M.A.

Retired English teacher/professor

03/18/08
William G Ratliff, Ph.D.

04/25/07
Prof. Wayne Joseph Robinson, Ph.D.

Professor of History

10/17/07
Dr. William Rubinstein, Ph.D.

Professor of History, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, U.K

04/07/07
Prof. Boria Sax, Ph.D.

Writer, Independent Scholar

04/21/09
Prof. John Wm Schiffeler

Former lecturer in Chinese studies, University of California at Berkeley

09/09/07
Mr. Robert A. Smith

Essex

01/13/20
Prof. Carol Symes, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History, Theatre, Medieval Studies, Classics - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (theatre historian-practitioner)

09/17/21
Williell R. Thomson, Ph.D.

Author of "Friars in the Cathedral: The First Franciscan Bishops" and "The Latin Writings of John Wyclyf."

01/15/22
Stacey L. Trull

I find it incredible that one man could have written in detail the way he did.

04/28/16
Dr. John J. Vickerstaff, Ph.D.

A lover of the plays and an academic early modern historian and theologian, it is difficult not to have a reasonable doubt about their authorship.

05/05/20
Dr. Ed Weir, Ph.D.

Distantly related to De Vere; Weir is the Anglicized version

06/11/17
Prof. Armin Wolf

Max-Planck-Institut für Europäische Rechtsgeschichte (retired)

12/08/08
Law
Carol Agate, J.D.

Retired California Administrative Law Judge

07/04/08
Paul E. Butt

09/09/07
Prof. Noel Cox

05/22/09
Mr. Brian Jack Davis, M.A.

04/16/12
R. Keenan Davis, J.D.

California lawyer and English solicitor

09/04/15
Prof. Vito M. DeStefano, J.D.

Professor, St. John’s University School of Law

03/02/21
Prof. Cynthia Drew, J.D.

Associate Professor of Law, University of Miami School of Law

04/17/10
Mr. Patrick Vaughan Dunne, J.D.

Published essayist; professional legal researcher

08/18/13
Mr. Gordon L. Gidlund, J.D.

04/29/19
William Hanchett, Ph.D.

Published Civil War historian, Lincoln specialist

09/09/07
Mr. David Anthony Hannigan, LL.M.

The relevant standard of proof for a misrepresentation is "On the balance of probabilities", not "Beyond resonable doubt".

12/08/14
Dr. Jorge Kenichi Ikeda Rodríguez

Ecce homo

05/08/16
Mr. Slavcho Ivanov

04/01/16
Dr. Arthur A. Jones

Impossible Shakespeare was Author - Group theory best .

09/09/07
Marlyne Marzi Kaplan, J.D.

Holding both an M.A. and a J.D., for more than twenty years I taught "Law, Language and Literature" on the University of Miami School of Law adjunct faculty

05/06/09
Mr. Brett S. Kent, M. Phil.

LLB (Hons 1), M Phil (Law)

06/30/14
Marc Lauritsen, J.D.

President, Capstone Practice Systems; lawyer, teacher, and technologist who's written about online tools for managing the authorship debate

06/08/10
Harry Wayne Lawrence, J.D.

03/05/13
Prof. Bruce Leimsidor, Ph.D.

Professor, Ca' Foscari University, Venice, Italy

06/02/16
Mr. Stephen T. Lynch, J.D.

I am a friend of Rosemary Shahan and proud of it!

04/03/08
Prof. Keith Maxwell, J.D.

Emeritus Professor of Legal Studies and Ethics, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA

07/01/19
Peter William Murphy, M.A.

Retired Circuit Judge; author of the acclaimed "Walden of Bermondsey" series. The case for Mr. Shakspere is very weak. "Reasonable doubt" is an understatement.

09/12/18

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