List of notable signatories

Notable signatories: 68 verified.

Name Position and affiliation, or personal comment Date signed
Prof. Anthony John Pointon, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor; formerly Director of Research, Univ. of Portsmouth & Chairman, International Dickens Fellowship; author, "The Man Who Was Never Shakespeare"

03/29/10
Oliver Pookrum

Founder of the Pookrum Playhouse and the African-American Theater Lab

01/07/16
Dr. Luke Prodromou, Ph.D.

MA, Shakespeare Institute, Birmingham; PhD, Applied Linguistics, U. of Nottingham; author of 20+ books; co-author of award-winning "Dealing with Difficulties."

08/29/13
Michael D. Rubbo, M.A.

Director, "Much Ado About Something," award-winning documentary on the case for Christopher Marlowe; co-winner, Hoffman prize. Former lecturer on film, Harvard.

09/17/07
Prof. Don Rubin

Editor, World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre; Former Chair, Dept. of Theatre; Former Director, Grad. Program in Theatre Studies, York University, Toronto

11/15/09
Mr. Mark Rylance

Actor; Artistic Director, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 1995-2006; Associate Artist, Royal Shakespeare Company; Chairman, The Shakespearean Authorship Trust.

04/02/07
Prof. Bernd E. H. A. Schuenemann

Professor Emeritus; Dr honoris causa mult; Director, Institute for Lawyer's Law; former Chair, Criminal Law, Philosophy, Sociology of Law, University of München

04/25/16
Prof. Jack M. Shuttleworth, Ph.D.

Professor of English, Emeritus, United States Air Force Academy; long time Oxfordian; editing the Oxfordian edition of Hamlet.

04/07/09
Dean Keith Simonton, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Psychology, University of California at Davis; Sir Francis Galton Award for the Study of Creativity, 1996.

04/07/07
Frank-Patrick Steckel

German theatre director (Hoffmann, Shakespeare und das Deutsche Theater im XX. Jahrhundert)

09/29/14
John Paul Stevens

Justice, U.S. Supreme Court

07/01/09
Prof. Peter A. Sturrock, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor of Applied Physics, Stanford University; author, "AKA Shakespeare: A Scientific Approach to the Authorship Question"

03/19/13
Geir Håvard Uthaug, M.A.

Norwegian writer/poet/translator; biographer of William Blake & Henrik Wergeland; translator of Blake, Conrad, Shakespeare (Richard II), others; numerous awards

04/19/16
Prof. Andreas von Arnauld

Director, Walther Schücking Institute for International Law, University of Kiel, Germany, founded in 1914

02/05/16
David Rains Wallace, M.A.

Nature writer and conservationist; author of twenty books, including “The Monkey’s Bridge” and “The Klamath Knot,” winner of numerous literary awards and honors

09/29/14
Mr. Alexander Evelyn M. Waugh

Author of several books, including "Time", "God", "Fathers & Sons", "House of Wittgenstein"; Editor, 42 Vol. "Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh", OUP (forthcoming)

07/02/12
Mr. Robert Wolf, M.A.

American writer and journalist; recipient of Bronze Medal Award for radio commentary, Sigma Delta Chi Award, both from the Society of Professional Journalists

04/28/16
Mr. Michael York, M.A.

Actor and author, "A Shakespearean Actor Prepares"

09/27/07

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