Judith Milhous earned her Ph.D. in drama and theatre from Cornell University in 1974 and taught at the University of Iowa and the University of Maryland before coming to the Graduate Center in 1987. Her research is focused on British theatre, dance, and opera during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and on theatre history and historiography.
Milhous’s books include Italian Opera in Late Eighteenth-Century London (1995, 2001), vol. 1 with Robert D. Hume and Curtis Price, vol. 2 with Gabriella Dideriksen and Hume; A Register of English Theatrical Documents, 1660–1737, with Hume (1991); Producible Interpretation: Eight English Plays, 1675–1707, with Hume (1985); and Thomas Betterton and the Management of Lincoln’s Inn Fields, 1695–1708 (1979).