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ENG 215 Foundations of Literary Study: Genre
ENG 220 British Literature I
ENG 313 British Literature: Shakespeare
ENG 340 Studies in Drama
ENG 384 Literature of War
ENG 495 Language and Literature (Capstone)
My primary area of research is Anglo-Saxon hagiographic literature. In conjunction with early medieval religious writing, I am also interested in medieval political theory, especially advice manuals for kings. Other areas of interest include Shakespeare and Modern/Contemporary Drama.
“Saints’ Legends” in R.D. Fulk and Christopher M. Cain, A History of Old English Literature. Oxford: Blackwell, 2001: 87-105. Updated and Revised second edition, 2014.
“The Businessman Saint: Bishop Æthelwold in the Liber Eliensis” in John Ott and Trpimir Vedriš, Saintly Bishops and Bishop’s Saints. Zagreb: Hagiotheca, 2012: 123-35.
Recent Honors, Awards and Distinctions
Modern Language Association Committee on Scholarly Editions (CSE) Seal of Excellence. Electronic Ælfric Project. Core Team Member, Old English and IT Specialist. Supported by an NEH Grant under the leadership of Dr. Aaron Kleist, Biola University. http://www.sd-editions.com/aelfric/index.php. Electronic publication 2010; print edition, Boydell and Brewer, forthcoming.
B.A., University of Iowa
M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University