Andy Mousley is Professor of Critical Theory and Renaissance Literature in the English department at De Montfort University. His main areas of academic interest are in humanism, posthumanism, Shakespeare, Renaissance literature, and autobiography. His major publications include Literature and the Human: Criticism, Theory, Practice (2013), Re-Humanising Shakespeare: Literary Humanism, Wisdom and Modernity (2007), Critical Humanisms: Humanist/Anti-Humanist Dialogues, with Martin Halliwell (2003), Renaissance Drama and Contemporary Literary Theory (2000), and, as editor, John Donne: New Casebooks (1999), and Towards a New Literary Humanism (2011). He is also the series co-editor of Edinburgh Critical Guides to Literature.
At De Montfort University, he currently teaches courses on critical theory, Renaissance literature, and autobiography. He has twice received awards by the University for his teaching.