Janice Wardle

Associate Head of School

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Harrington Building, HA229

+44 (0) 1772 89 3034

Janice Wardle is a graduate of Warwick University where she studied for an BA (Hons) and then an MA in English and American Literature. Her MPhil was on Shakespearean Comedy and the work of Royal Shakespeare Theatre Director, John Barton.

Full Profile

Janice Wardle is Associate Head of School. She is responsible for the day to day operation of the School of Language and Global Studies. Janice is Chair of the School Quality Enhancement and Teaching & Learning Committee, a Chair of a University Review Panel, and a member of the University Academic Standards Committee, Academic Audit Sub-Committee and the Contemporary Arts Development Group.


Her publications include: ‘One face, one voice, one habit and two persons : Twelfth Night’ in Talking Shakespeare, edited by Michael Scott And Deborah Cartmell, Palgrave (June 2001).


BA (Hons) (Warwick)

MA (Warwick)

MPhil (CNAA)

Research Activities

Janice Wardle’s current research interests are in Renaissance poetry and drama, Literature on Film and Shakespeare in Performance on both the stage and in film. She is currently working on a project about authors on film. She has successfully supervised research students at both MA and PhD level in the areas of Jacobean drama and Renaissance poetry.

Teaching Activities

Janice Wardle’s teaching interests include Renaissance poetry and drama; Shakespeare in Performance – theatre and film; Literature and Film; Jacobean drama; and Children’s Literature.