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Reynolds’ research spans several disciplines, including critical theory, history, performance studies, social semiotics, philosophy, cognitive neuroscience, dramatic literature, and African and Middle Eastern studies. It focuses on the experience, articulation, and performance of consciousness, subjectivity, affects, and sociocultural formations, particularly the ideologies, politics, passions, and geographies that define them, both on and off the stage.
His publications include, as author, Excess & Joy: Philosophical Transversations (2022); Intermedial Theater: Performance Philosophy, Transversal Poetics, and the Future of Affect (2017); Transversal Subjects: From Montaigne to Deleuze after Derrida (2009); Transversal Enterprises in the Drama of Shakespeare and his Contemporaries: Fugitive Explorations (2006); Performing Transversally: Reimagining Shakespeare and the Critical Future (2003); Becoming Criminal: Transversal Performance and Cultural Dissidence in Early Modern England (2002); and as editor or co-editor, Performance Studies: Key Words, Concepts, and Theories (2015); The Return of Theory in Early Modern English Studies, Vol. 2 (2014); The Return of Theory in Early Modern English Studies: Tarrying with the Subjunctive; Critical Responses to Kiran Desai (2009); Rematerializing Shakespeare: Authority and Representation on the Early Modern English Stage (2005); and Shakespeare Without Class: Misappropriations of Cultural Capital (2000). Other publications by Reynolds can be found on Academia.edu.
B.A. University of California, Berkeley (1989);
M.A. and Ph.D. Harvard University (1991; 1997).