Jennifer MatisoffDr. Jennifer B. Matisoff

Assistant Professor of English

Dr. Jennifer Matisoff has been teaching for 13 years, and the last seven years have been spent at Arcadia University. Dr. Matisoff specializes in Shakespeare and Early Modern Drama. Her student community involvement includes being the faculty sponsor for the English Honor Society and Sigma Tau Delta, the English Club.

“Cry 'havoc,' and let loose the chihuahuas of inconvenience.”
— Dr. Jennifer Matisoff 


  • B.A. in English, University of Connecticut
  • M.A. in English, Lehigh University
  • Ph.D. in English, Lehigh University

Courses Taught

  • Basic College Writing
  • Thought and Expression I
  • Thought and Expression II
  • Interpreting Literature
  • Shakespeare
  • Detective Fiction


As a co-writer of an article during the year of 2003, Dr. Matisoff wrote about how understanding the original stage practices during the 1600s could be used to help teach Shakespeare to the students of modern times.

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