Dr. Tricia A. McElroy serves as Associate Dean for Humanities and Fine Arts in The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Alabama. In this role, she represents eight academic departments, including the Department of Theatre and Dance, and works with the chairs and Dean Robert Olin on a variety of College tasks and initiatives. She is also an Associate Professor of English, having earned her DPhil at the University of Oxford in England. Dr. McElroy specializes in British Renaissance literature, with research interests in Scottish studies, political satire, manuscript culture, and the intersections of literature and history. She is currently working on a new edition of Scottish Reformation satire for the Scottish Text Society, and her favorite teaching assignment is the introduction to Shakespeare for UA undergraduates.