Visiting Assistant Professor of English
On Faculty since 2016
Ph.D. in English, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
M.A. in English, Southern Methodist University, 2014
B.A. in English, summa cum laude, Cedarville University, Cedarville, OH, 2008
Early modern British poetry, drama, prose; Chaucer; Shakespeare; Milton; female writers of the Renaissance and Restoration; allegory; literature and religion; literary theory; composition; Reformation history and theology
- Modern Language Association
- Renaissance Society of America
- Shakespeare Association of America
- Sixteenth Century Society and Conference
“The Georgic Mode and ‘Poor Labours’ of George Herbert.” Renaissance Studies 30.2 (April 2016).
“Book, Body, and Bread: Reading Aemilia Lanyer’s Eucharist.” Forthcoming in Philological Quarterly.
2017 “A Parody of Reformation: Anthony Copley and the Language of Catholic Reform.” Renaissance Society of America, Chicago, IL, March 30-April 1.
2016 “Shakespeare, Calvin, and the Limits of Reading.” Conference on Christianity and Literature, Riverside, CA, May 13-14.
2016 “Staging Lear: Change and Chaos on the Early Modern Stage.” Guest Lecturer, ENGL 251, British Literature I. Biola University, La Mirada, CA, May 12.
2015 “A ‘charming allegorical utterance’: The Protestant Eucharist and the Question of Allegory.” Sixteenth Century Society and Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, October 22–25.
2015 “John Donne’s Body and Eucharistic Allegory.” Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, July 9–11.
2015 “Re-reading Literal Reading: Thomas More, the Eucharist, and Utopia.” Symposium for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, St. Louis, MO, June 15–17.
2014 “The Georgic Environment and Fruitful Labor of George Herbert.” Sixteenth Century Society and Conference, New Orleans, LA, October 16–19.