Dr Darren Freebury Jones’s teaching and research interests include digital approaches to examining drama and performance studies. His doctoral thesis examined Thomas Kyd’s influence on Shakespeare’s early work and he is Associate Editor for the first edition of Kyd’s collected works since 1901.
He has also investigated the boundaries of John Marston’s dramatic corpus as part of the Oxford Marston project. His work on Shakespeare and his contemporaries can be found in a wide range of peer-reviewed books and journals and his findings have been discussed in national newspapers such as The Times, The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Observer, and The Independent. He is author of monographs Reading Robert Greene: Recovering Shakespeare’s Rival and Shakespeare’s Tutor: The Influence of Thomas Kyd.