“Doc” White, as he is affectionately called by most who know him, was born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, in 1948, and was received into the Catholic Church in 1979.
He received his B.A. from the University of Minnesota in 1970, and his M.A. from the University of Wisconsin a year later. In 1981 he earned his Ph.D. in English Literature from Indiana University, where he also taught before moving on to the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. He then taught at Temple University, and later served – for 29 years – in the English Department at the United States Naval Academy, where he remains Professor Emeritus of English.
He is the editor of the Shakespeare encyclopedia Shakespeare A to Z and is the author of The Mouth of the Lion and The Horn of the Unicorn. Though technically retired, he is currently writing a biography of Bishop Richard Williamson.
Dr. White, on behalf of and in conjunction with His Excellency Bishop Williamson, acts as the “public face” of the St. Marcel Initiative, handling much of its official correspondence and bearing responsibility for the release, as approved by the Bishop, of news and announcements regarding His Excellency’s activities.