Michael Friedman teaches courses in Shakespeare, Medieval and Renaissance Literature, and Drama at the University of Scranton. He is the author of
"The World Must Be Peopled": Shakespeare's Comedies of Forgiveness (2002), as well as many articles on Shakespeare in performance, on both the stage and screen. He has acted in and directed several productions of Shakespeare's comedies, including The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Love's Labor's Lost, Much
Ado About Nothing, Measure for Measure, Twelfth Night, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and The Taming of the Shrew. He also serves as Chair of the
Faculty Affairs Council, the faculty union at the University.