- Ph.D., Harvard University, 1967
- B.Litt., Oxford University, 1963
- A.B. (summa cum laude), Princeton University, 1961
Mark Rose is Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus in the English Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he has taught since 1977. He received an A.B. from Princeton University in 1961 (summa cum laude), a B.Litt. from Oxford University in 1963, and a Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1967. He has taught at Yale University, the University of Illinois at Urbana, UCLA, UC Irvine, and the University of Toronto as well as at UCSB. From 1989 to 1994 he was Director of the systemwide University of California Humanities Research Institute. He has twice served as chair of the UCSB English Department and has also served as Associate Vice-Chancellor for Academic Personnel at UCSB. In 2011 he was named Dickson Emeritus Professor. Rose is the author of many books on subjects ranging from Shakespeare to science fiction as well as of Authors and Owners: The Invention of Copyright (1993), which was a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award. He also frequently serves as a consultant and expert in litigation involving allegations of copyright infringement. His current interests include both Shakespeare and the history and theory of intellectual property. His most recent book is Authors in Court: Scenes from the Theater of Copyright (Harvard University Press, 2016).
- c. 1500-1800
Mark Rose's Bookshelf
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