The Writers of Wales Database
LLOYD, MEGAN S.
Megan S. Lloyd was born in Oak Hill, Ohio, and grew up in the Welsh North American community, attending gymanfoedd and other Welsh functions. As an undergraduate, she studied for a semester at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. She received her B.A. in English from Wittenburg University, her M.A. in English from the Ohio State University, and her PhD in English from the University of Kentucky. In 1993, she began her academic career at the University of Rio Grande as an assistant professor of English. From 1994-97 she was the first Director of the Madog Center for Welsh Studies.
Dr. Lloyd has served as officer and president of W.A.Y. (Welsh Associated Youth), has been on the board of the Welsh National Gymanfa Ganu Association, and has served in various capacities with the North American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History (NAASWCH). Along with Dr. Roderic Owen, Dr. Lloyd was the recipient of the 2000 Ninnau Citation for contributions to the North American Welsh community.
Currently, Dr. Lloyd is an associate professor of English at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, where she continues her interest in Wales and the Welsh, speaking at area Welsh societies and writing about Wales, Shakespeare and the Renaissance.
Speak it in Welsh: Wales and the Welsh Language in Shakespeare (Rowman & Littlefield, 2007)
Shakespeare and Wales (contributor) (forthcoming)