Tom McBride is co-author of the annual Beloit College Mindset List.
He is a specialist in Shakespeare. For 42 years he taught at Beloit, where he won an award for excellence in teaching. He also coordinated the Mackey Distinguished Writers' Program and the First Year Initiatives Program.
He has published both critical essays and creative non-fiction in journals as diverse as Texas Studies in Language and Literature, Two Cities and The Common Review.
He co-authored, with Ron Nief, The Mindset Lists of American History (Wiley, 2011) and The Mindset List of the Obscure (Sourcebooks, 2014).