Robert Rennicks has a B.A. in English and Mathematics from Dartmouth College, and an M.A. in Comparative Literature from UC Berkeley. He has studied at the doctoral studies in Comparative Literature, also from UC Berkeley, in the literature of the European Renaissance. In addition to teaching the English composition courses at Delta, he teaches courses on the poetry of George Herbert at the Graduate Theological Union (Berkeley) and elsewhere in the Bay Area. He has designed an interactive website to help high school students read and enjoy the plays of William Shakespeare. His current interests include intellectual history, moral philosophy, and social satire.