John W. Velz (1930-2008)

John W. Velz began this project in 1966, and worked on it for three decades. He generated its original components, collating over eighty separate editions of and authoring over a dozen essays about the play in the process. His greatest accomplishment (among many) was Shakespeare and the Classical Tradition (1968). He was Professor of English at Rice University and the University of Texas, Austin.

M. L. Stapleton

M. L. Stapleton is Chapman Distinguished Professor of English at Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne. He is the author of various books and articles on early modern English literature. His most recent book is Spenser’s Ovidian Poetics (2009). He inherited the New Variorum Shakespeare Julius Caesar project in 2004.

Sarah K. Scott

Sarah K. Scott is Associate Professor of English and Chair of the Department of English at Mount St. Mary’s University (Emmitsburg, MD). She is the Membership Chair for the Marlowe Society of America, and is the author of articles on Middleton, Dekker, and Marlowe. She is the co-editor of the collection for Ashgate, Christopher Marlowe the Craftsman: Lives, Stage, and Page (2010), as well as the Associate Editor of Marlowe Studies: An Annual. She joined the NVS project in 2008.