Marcello Lotti Professor of Theater Studies (2003 - 2008)
Dr. Beckwith is the chair of Theater Studies and directs the Duke in London program. Her interests are in late medieval religious culture, especially culture in performance. Her publications include work on medieval mysticism and gender, Corpus Christi theatre, sacramental culture, and ritual theory and practice. She is currently working on the interrelationship between church and theater as performative cultures in the transition from medieval to early modern theatre.