Dawn Simmons Walts

WaltsDr. Dawn Simmons Walts, Assistant Professor, began her career at Lewis University in Fall 2008 after a one-year postdoc at Indiana University Bloomington. Her Ph.D. in English, with an emphasis on Medieval and Renaissance Literatures, is from The Ohio State University. She teaches our core Shakespeare courses for majors and the general education course, as well as the majors’ survey in early British literature, Chaucer, and Linguistics. Dr. Walts has published in The Chaucer Review and is currently working on her book Time’s Reckoning: Time, Status, and Culture in Late Medieval England. Her service to the university includes Graduate Council, Educational Policies Committee, and the Library Advisory Committee. She currently advises the English Honors Society, Sigma Tau Delta.