Kristen Polster, an adjunct in the Discernment and Discourse Department at SMU, will be receiving her PhD in English from the University of North Texas on December 15, 2012.
Her dissertation is titled The Fifth Humor: Ink and the Early Modern Body. Her primary area of interest is English Renaissance literature, particularly Tudor poetry and Shakespeare. In addition, she has a secondary interest in Creative Writing.
The English Department would like to congratulate her on her hard work!