- Early Modern English Literature
- Courtship and marriage rituals
- English Reformation
- Literature and Language Committee
- Sigma Tau Delta
- Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
- M.A., Pennsylvania State University
- B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- “‘Wanton loves, and yong desires’: Clandestine Marriage in Marlowe’s Hero and Leander and Chapman’s Continuation.” Studies in Philology 108.2 (2011): 215-37.
- “‘Warring Spirits’: Martial Violence and Anxious Masculinity in Paradise Lost.” Violent Masculinities: Male Aggression in Early Modern Texts. Eds. Catherine E. Thomas and Jennifer Feather. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 129-48.
- “English National Identity and the Reformation Problem of Clandestine Marriage in Spenser’s Faerie Queene, Book I.” Spenser Studies 29 (2014): 75-101.
Short-term Research Fellow at the Folger Shakespeare Library (summer 2014)