GSEA Secretary and Treasurer, 2014-15
B.A. University of Redlands, 2010
M.A. Arizona State University, 2012
Medieval and Early Modern Literature, Middle English, Intimacy, Sexuality, Queer Theory
My interests are in the Medieval and the Early Modern periods, particularly from the fourteenth through the early seventeenth centuries. More specifically, I am fond of Chaucer, Marlowe, medieval conduct poetry, some Medieval Romance, epilions, and other Ovidian poems. I focus on sexuality and the social apparatus surrounding its representations including gender, the Couple, marriage, courtship, love, intimacy, touch/sensation and affect. My perspective on these issues is largely theoretical and aesthetic. I have further interests in the history of the English language, Middle English dialects, historic reading practices and Oral Poetics.
Conference Presentations –
“Encountering the Couple in Christopher Marlowe’s Hero and Leander,” (Dis)junctions Conference, UC Riverside, 2013