MPhil, 1997, Trinity College, Dublin MA, 1999, California State University PhD, 2002, University of Reading (UK)
Areas of Specialization: Modern and Contemporary Drama, Irish Literature
Katherine Weiss is a Professor of English whose research interests are in modern and
contemporary drama and theatre. Her accomplishments include a collection of essays
titled Samuel Beckett: History, Memory, Archive (co-edited with Seán Kennedy, Palgrave/Macmillan, 2009), an edited student edition
of Tennessee Williams’s Sweet Bird of Youth (Methuen Press, 2010), a book, The Plays of Samuel Beckett (Methuen/Bloomsbury Press, 2013), and an edited volume, A Student Handbook to the Plays of Tennessee Williams (Bloomsbury, 2014). She is currently co-editing Samuel Beckett and Contemporary Art with Robert Reginio and David Houston Jones.