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Heather Wolfe

Visiting Predoctoral Fellow (Sep 2016)

PhD, Curator of Manuscripts and Archivist, Folger Shakespeare Library

Heather Wolfe, one of the world’s leading experts on early modern English manuscripts, is Curator of Manuscripts and Archivist at the Folger Shakespeare Library. She is principal investigator for EMMO (Early Modern Manuscripts Online), a project to create a free and searchable database of images and transcriptions of early modern manuscripts created in England or written in English, and curator of the online exhibition, Shakespeare Documented. She teaches paleography (the study of early modern handwriting) across the US, and has published widely on the intersections between manuscript and print in the period.