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Degrees and Institutions
Ph.D. English, Lehigh University,
M.A. English, Lehigh University, 2000
B.A. English (Honors), Bowling Green State University, 1998
Area: Early Modern British Literature, Restoration Literature, Contemporary British Literature
Research Interests: Age relations in early modern
English literature and culture. Early modern English drama. Cultural
Studies and New Historicism. Shakespeare and adaptation.
English 2010 Introduction to
English 2640 British Literature Survey, Part I
English 3010/3010H Shakespeare
English 3850 Shakespeare and Film
English 4010/4010H Adaptations of Shakespeare
English 4060/4060H Non Shakespearean Renaissance Drama
English 4200/4200H Contemporary British Literature
Graduate courses in Shakespeare and Shakespearean adaptation
“Timescapes of Adaptation: Challenging Neoliberalism in Lear’s Daughters,” Forthcoming in Litteraria Pragensia 26.52 (2016).
"Lear's Daughters, Adaptation, and the Calculation of Worth," in Borrowers and Lenders, 7.2, Fall/Winter 2012.
“Only He Would Have the Temerity to Rewrite Shakespeare”: Douglas Hickox’s Theatre of Blood as Adaptation” Literature/Film Quarterly 39:2 (2011): 116-127.
“Blood v. Manners: Generational Conflict in The Merchant of Venice,” Forthcoming in Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England.
Drama and the Politics of Generational Conflict in Shakespeare’s England, Forthcoming with Taylor and Francis.
Reversing the Cult of Speed in Higher Education: The Slow Movement in the Arts and Humanities. Edited with Jonathan Chambers. Forthcoming with Routledge
Work in Progress
“‘These are Modern Times’: Nostalgia and the Adaptation of History in Billy Morrissette’s Scotland, PA”
Slow Down: How the Arts and Humanities Challenge the
Cult of Speed in Higher Education [edited collection in