Kristin Bundesen earned her doctorate at the University of Nottingham, UK. Her first degree was in Drama and Dance from Bard College. She maintains an active research agenda both presenting and publishing for the academic and lay audience. She has taught at the University of Nottingham, Western Connecticut State University, Santa Fe University of Art & Design, Alcorn State University, and Walden University.
At Walden University, she serves as Academic Program Director for the School of Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Studies and has been honored with the Center for Faculty Excellence Award for teaching and service to the university.
She served as a scholar of record for the First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare Exhibition at the New Mexico Museum of Art supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities, The Folger Shakespeare Library, and the American Library Association. She was a founding board member of the International Shakespeare Center, Santa Fe and is way behind on two books. She spent a year as the founding Executive Director of the Southwest Mississippi Center for Culture & Learning at Alcorn State University, the oldest land-grant HBCU in the nation, establishing a new unit on campus.
The final version of Dudley Knollys: Elizabethan gender Identification has been published in Notes & Queries, Oxford University Press. This article proposes that the infant Dudley Knollys, represented on the Knollys family effigy in St. Nicholas Church, Rotherfield Greys, Oxfordshire was a girl, not a boy and confirms that Sir Francis and Katherine Carey Knollys had 14 children, not 16 as listed on Katherine's memorial plaque in Westminster Abbey.