375 Bachelor Hall
- Associate Professor
- Associate Director, Literary London Program
- Ph.D. Loyola University Chicago–2007
- M.A. Loyola University Chicago
- B.A. Aquinas College
Research and Teaching Interests
- Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century drama, poetry, and prose
- History of Sexuality and Queer Theory
- Intimacy and Sexuality in the Age of Shakespeare. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
- Sex Before Sex: Figuring the Act in Early Modern England. Ed. James M. Bromley and Will Stockton. University of Minnesota Press, 2013.
- “Rimming the Renaissance,” in Sex Before Sex: Figuring the Act in Early Modern England.
- “Social Relations and Masochistic Sexual Practice in The Nice Valour,” Modern Philology 107.4 (2010): 556-587. Winner of the 2011 Martin Stevens Award for Best New Essay in Early Drama Studies from the Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society.
- ‘Let It Suffise’: Sexual Acts and Narrative Structure in Hero and Leander.” Queer Renaissance Historiography: The Backward Gaze. Ed. Stephen Guy-Bray, Vin Nardizzi, and Will Stockton. Burlington: Asghate, 2009. 67-84.
- “‘The Onely Way to Be Mad, Is to Bee Constant’: Defending Heterosexual Non-monogamy in John Lyly’s Love’s Metamorphosis.” Studies in Philology 106.4 (2009): 420-440.
- “Intimacy and the Body in Seventeenth–Century Religious Devotion.” Early Modern Literary Studies 11.1 (May 2005). http://purl.oclc.org/emls/11-1/brominti.htm
Work in Progress
Professor Bromley is currently working on Style, Subjectivity, and Male Sexuality in Early Modern English Literature, a book-length project about the intersection of queer sexualities, cultural geography, and early modern material culture.