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Ph.D., Medieval Studies, Cornell University, 2008
M.A., Medieval Studies, Cornell University, 2004
B.A., English, summa cum laude, Bowdoin College, 2001
Lyric poetry, hybrid (i.e. lyric-narrative) texts, and lyric/sonnet sequences; medieval English literature (especially Langland, Chaucer, and Gower); Anglo-Norman poetry; medieval romance and Arthuriana; Latin and vernacular sermons; Germanic linguistics; and intersections between the sacred and the secular.
English 314—History of the Book
English 313—Chaucer's Canterbury Tales
English 311—History of the English Language
English 250—British Literature: Medieval and Early Modern
English 240—Arthurian Legend
English 230—Introduction to Poetry
WRIT 100—First Year Writing Seminar: Otherworld Voyages
Seminar and Capstone Topics
English 413—Lyric Poetry
"Piers Plowman's Lyric Poetics." Forthcoming in The Yearbook of Langland Studies 26 (2012).
“In the Shadow of the Ympe-tre: Arboreal Folklore in Sir Orfeo.” English Studies 89.2 (2008): 141-52.
Review of Matthew Paris, The History of Saint Edward the King, trans. Thelma S. Fenster and Jocelyn Wogan-Browne (2008) and of Judith Weiss, trans., "Boeuve de Haumtone" and "Gui de Warwic": Two Anglo-Norman Romances (2008). Speculum (2010).
Piers Plowman and Medieval Lyric Invention (book manuscript)