Bill Morse earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Massachusetts and his master’s degree and Ph.D. at Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass. A Shakespeare scholar, he joined the Holy Cross faculty in 1984. In addition to his involvement with a number of College programs, he has served on important College committees and councils, including the Graduate Studies Committee and the Committee on Interdisciplinary and Special Studies; he has generously assisted with the Teacher Certification Program, College Honors Program and Study Abroad Program. In recent years, Morse has been very active in the College’s efforts at curricular reform. A past member of the Academic Planning Action Committee, he currently serves as a member of the Curriculum Steering Committee, to which he had been appointed by the Academic Affairs Council. His other responsibilities include membership on the Finance and Planning Council as well as the new Strategic Planning Committee.
A Metacritical and Historical Approach to The Winter's Tale and The Temptest
Metacriticism and Materiality: The Case of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale
Shakespearean Self-Knowledge: The Synthesizing Imagination and the Limits of Reason