Emily Lathrop is a PhD student in the Department of English at the George Washington University. Her work broadly deals with transmissions of Shakespeare, both early modern and modern, digital, textual, theatrical, and educational. Her current work is concerned with audience reception and the archive. She has a Bachelor's degree in English (with minors in religious studies and classics) from the University of Iowa and a Master's degree in early modern literature from King's College London. She has held an internship at Lambeth Palace Library and is a member of Actors' Equity.