Scott F. Crider has published extensively on the works of William Shakespeare and maintains the English Renaissance as one of his major research interests. His other academic interests include ancient and modern rhetorical tradition, the history and character of liberal education, and the English-language Bible as literature. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Riverside, after completing both his B.A. and his M.A. at California State University, Sacramento. He is a professor of English at the University of Dallas, Constantin College of Liberal Arts.