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Don Rodrigues

Lecturer

Research Areas

  • Early Modern Intellectual History  
  • Coterie Literature   
  • Theories of Identity: Race, Gender, Sexuality
  • Video Games 
  • Digital Humanities 

Current Positions 

  • Research Assistant to Professor Jay Clayton, Vanderbilt English Department 
  • Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory (HASTAC) Scholar at The Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy 

 Recent Positions 

  • Coordinator, Ocean State Summer Writing Conference (2011 - 2012)
  • Managing Editor, Ocean State Review (2011 - 2012)
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Rhode Island Department of English (2011 - 2012) and Department of Writing and Rhetoric (2010 - 2011)
  • Research Assistant to Professor Mary Cappello, URI Department of English (Spring 2011)

Professional Honors

  • English Honors Fellowship, Vanderbilt University (2012 - ) 
  • Dean’s Excellence Award, University of Rhode Island Ocean State Summer Writing Conference (2012) 
  • University of Rhode Island Center for the Humanities Graduate Research Grant (2011)

Professional Affiliations 

  • Academy of American Poets
  • Folger Shakespeare Library, Special-Permission Reader 
  • Modern Language Association
  • Northeast Modern Language Association 
  • Renaissance Society of America