- Jane Austen
- Women Writers, 1650-1830
- Adaptation of 17th- through 19th-century texts
- Restoration and 18th-century Drama
- PhD, University of Tennessee, 2010
- MA, Texas A&M University, 2003
- BA – Summa Cum Laude, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2001
- Transatlantic Eighteenth-Century Women Travelers, editor. Forthcoming.
- “Sense, Sensibility, Sea Monsters, and Carnivalesque Caricature.” Forthcoming in Jane Austen and Comedy, ed. by Erin Goss. Prepared for Bucknell UP.
- “Teaching the Austen-Monster-Mashup: Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters.” Forthcoming in Adapting the Eighteenth Century: Pedagogies and Practices, ed. by Sharon Harrow and Kirsten Saxton.
- “The Sitting with Jane Art Trail: Celebrating Jane Austen, Basingstoke, and Literary Tourism.” Persuasions On-Line 38.1 (2017): n.p.
- “Sitting with Jane and Her Forgotten Peers.” ABO Public: Interactive Forum for Women in the Arts (Sept. 6 2017): n.p.
- “Vengeance, Vows, and “Heroick Vertue”: Reforming the Revenger in Delarivier Manley’s Almyna: or, The Arabian Vow.” New Perspectives on Delarivier Manley and Eighteenth Century Literature: Power, Sex, and Text. Ed. Aleksondra Hultquist and Elizabeth J. Mathews. New York: Taylor and Francis, 2017.
- “A Digital Pedagogy and Digital Human(itie)s: Shakespeare, Austen, and the UMF Student.” Teaching Matters 2. Ed. Linda Britt. Farmington: U of Farmington, 2016.
- “The Products of Intertextuality: The Value of Student Adaptations in a Literature Course.” Transformative Works and Cultures 20 (Sept. 2015): n.p.
- “Creating Adaptations in a Long Eighteenth-Century Literature Course.” Studies in the Novel. 2015. Web. 27 Aug. 2015.
- “From Marginalia to Juvenilia: Jane Austen’s Vindication of the Stuarts.” The Eighteenth-Century: Theory and Interpretation 56.2 (Sum. 2015): 243-259.
- “Mansfield Park Comes to Life: Teaching and Staging Elizabeth Inchbald’s Lovers’ Vows in an Austen Course.” ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830 5.1 (Mar. 2015): n.p
- “Teaching Northanger Abbey as a ‘Crossover’ Text.” Persuasions On-Line 34.2 (Spring 2014): n.p.
- “Teaching Jane Austen and Her Contemporaries,” co-edited journal issue with Bridget Draxler and Susan Allen Ford, Persuasions On-Line 34.2 (Spring 2014).
- “Editor’s Note,” co-written with Bridget Draxler and Susan Allen Ford, Persuasions On-Line 34.2 (Spring 2014).
- “The Rhetoric of Rape: William Blake’s Visions of the Daughters of Albion as Eighteenth-Century Rape Trial.” Interpreting Sexual Violence: 1660-1800. Ed. Anne Greenfield. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2013. 149-162.
- “From Davenant to Duffett: Staging The Tempest in the English Restoration.” Shakespeare in Performance. Ed. Eric Brown and Estelle Rivier. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars, 2013. 24-47.
- “Revenge in Early Restoration England and Sir William Davenant’s Hamlet.” New Perspectives on the Eighteenth Century 8.1 (Spring 2011): 31-50.
- “‘Rouse up your self, and bear you like a Man’: Masculine Anxiety and the Body in Delariviere Manley’s The Royal Mischief.” Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research 21.2 (Winter 2006): 39-57.
A list of my book reviews and conference papers may be found at this site.
- Assistant Professor, University of Maine at Farmington, 2016+
- Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Maine at Farmington, 2011-2016
- Post-Doctoral Lecturer, University of Tennessee, 2010-2011
- Graduate Teaching Associate, University of Tennessee, 2004-2010
- Assistant Lecturer, Texas A&M University, 2003-2004
- Graduate Teaching Assistant, Texas A&M University, 2001-2003
University of Maine at Farmington
- ENG 497, Independent Study (Proto-Science Fiction, Juvenilia)
- ENG 477, Senior Seminar (Juvenilia, Jane Austen and Her Contemporaries, and Restoration and Early 18th-Century English Drama)
- ENG 397, Independent Study (“Satire, Jonathan Swift, and Terry Pratchett” and “Femininity and the Body in Pride and Prejudice and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies)
- ENG 377, Special Topics Course (Transatlantic 18th-Century Women, Adaptations of 17th- through 19th-century British Literature)
- ENG 345, Romantic Era Literature (Topic: Powers of the Imagination)
- ENG 344, Eighteenth-Century Literature (General Survey, Travel Narratives)
- ENG 300: Critical Concepts
- ENG 297, Independent Study (Shakespeare and Elementary Education, Eighteenth-Century Drama)
- ENG 277H, Special Topics Course (Jane Austen’s Adolescent Angst – online course)
- ENG 251H, British Texts and Contexts I (Middle Ages through 18th Century)
- ENG 250H, Shakespeare (Focus on Tragedy)
- ENG 202, Editing
- ENG 201, Public Writing
- ENG 200, Professional Writing
- ENG 181, Literary Analysis and Interpretation
- ENG 100, First-Year Writing Seminar (Constructing Autobiographical Images of The Female Body, Art as Social Critique)
- FYS 100, First-Year Seminar (Women’s Autobiographical Images)
- HON 377, Special Topics Course (Proto-Science Fiction)
- HON 177, Adolescence
University of Tennessee
- ENG 201, Survey of British Literature: Beowulf through Samuel Johnson
- ENG 102, First-Year Composition II (Inquiry into Women’s Autobiographies in Multimodal Forms, Visual Art and Culture, Writing about Literature)
- ENG 101, First-Year Composition I (Rhetoric and Argument)
- WMS 493, Independent Study on Sylvia Plath
- WMS 215, Images of Women in Literature: Fiction, Poetry, and Drama
- WMS 210, Images of Women in Literature: Biography and Autobiography
Texas A&M University
- ENGL 301, Technical Writing
- ENGL 210, Scientific and Technical Writing
- ENGL 203, Introduction to Literature
- ENGL 203, Introduction to Literature
- ENGL 104, Composition and Rhetoric
Academic Activities (at the University of Maine at Farmington)
- Faculty Sponsor to Sigma Tau Delta, The International EnglishHonor Society
- Chair, University Culture Committee
- Readers Theater Dramaturg