BA, MA (McMaster), PhD (Queen’s)
Sandra Bell is an Professor in the discipline of English at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John.
Her teaching area is sixteenth and seventeenth century literature. She joined the Faculty in 2000, and is currently the Chair of the Department of Humanities and Languages. Sandra received the Allan P. Stuart Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2006, and is a University Teaching Scholar (2009-11).
Sandra has published on the writings of James VI of Scotland, I of England, and his mother, Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots. She has also presented papers on Shakespeare, and is an editor of an anthology of sixteenth century prose and verse, due to be published in the Fall of 2010.
Sandra is also active in theatre in the Saint John community; she is on the Board of the Shakespeare Society of Saint John, and is a member of Saint John Theatre Company's Second Stage planning committee. In 2008 she received an New Brunswick Arts Creation Grant for playwriting. Sandra also organizes the Shoestring Theatre group at UNB Saint John.