IAN DOESCHER has loved Shakespeare since eighth grade and was born 45 days after Star Wars Episode IV was released. He has a B.A. in Music from Yale University, a Master of Divinity from Yale Divinity School, and a Ph.D. in Ethics from Union Theological Seminary. Ian lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife and two sons. William Shakespeare's Star Wars is his first book. William William Shakespeare's Empire Striketh and Shakespeare's Jedi Doth Return will be published in Spring 2014.