Margo Hendricks
  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Professor Emerita
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • Humanities Division
  • Affiliations Critical Race and Ethnic Studies
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Cowell College Academic Building, N/A
  • Mail Stop Cowell Academic Services
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Race, Fiction, Popular Culture, Performance

Research Interests

Early modern English literature and culture; theories and discourses of race, gender, drama, and theory; women playwrights; pre- and early modern studies

Biography, Education and Training


Margo Hendricks is the author of Race and Romance: Coloring the Past (ACMRS 2022). Her current project is From Cotton Fields to Shakespeare’s Negress: An Academic Memoir. . . of sorts. With Patricia Parker, Margo is co-editor of Women, Race and Writing in the Early Modern Period (1994), Under the pen name Elysabeth Grace, Margo writes romance fiction. Her recent academic essays appear in New Literary History and the Journal for Popular Romance Studies.