Richard D. Snyder, PhD (c)

Richard is a Doctoral Candidate at Washington State University and Copy Editor for Cambridge University Press. He is currently teaching in the English and Creative Media and Digital Culture (CMDC) Programs at WSU Vancouver and completing his dissertation, Virtual Illustration: Bringing Images into the Reading of Early Modern Texts. Richard lives in Vancouver with his wife, Martha, and two children, Oliver and Luna.

Richard’s research areas are 16th and 17th century English Poetry and Drama, Electronic Literature, and the Digital Humanities. He currently teaches courses such as Early Shakespeare (ENGL 305), Data Visualization (DTC 209), and Digital Storytelling (DTC 355) at Washington State University Vancouver. His creative work as an artist and illustrator informs both his teaching and research.

Recent Publications

  • 2020 – Chapter on Mission-Driven Graduate Education at Land-Grant Universities. Mission Driven: Reimagining Graduate Education for a Thriving Humanities Ecosystem.
  • 2019 – Forthcoming review of Sean Cubitt’s Finite Media in Digital Humanities Quarterly.


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Shakespeare 305

Data Visualization (DTC 209)