Degrees and Institutions
Ph.D. English, Lehigh University, 2004
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 Literature
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
Drama and the Politics of Generational Conflict in Shakespeare’s England, Routledge, 2018.
“Timescapes of Adaptation: Challenging Neoliberalism in Lear’s Daughters,” Forthcoming in Litteraria Pragensia 26.5 (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.
Reversing the Cult of Speed in Higher Education: The Slow Movement in the Arts and Humanities. Edited with Jonathan Chambers. Forthcoming with Routledge
Works in Progress
“‘These are Modern Times’: Nostalgia and the Adaptation of History in Billy Morrissette’s Scotland, PA”
Master Teacher Winner 2012