Assistant Professor of English, Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Ancient and Renaissance Literature
History of the Book
PhD University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
MA Duke University
BA University of Texas - Austin
English 492: Senior Project (Creative)
English 401: John Milton
English 391: Study in Satire
English 333: The Rise of the Novel
English 221: Literature and Medicine
English 211: Renaissance and 18-Century Literature
English 210: Ancient and Medieval Literature
English 110: Introduction to Literary Study
College Writing 100: Academic Writing
First-Year Studies 102: Planning Modern Chicago
First Year Studies 125: Literature and Medicine
“Energeia and Euphonia: Jan Bernaerts and Statius’s Thebaid.” Festschrift for Charles Fantazzi. eds. Timothy Kircher, Luc Deitz, and Jonathan A. Reid. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014.
“Statian recusatio: Poliziano and Dryden.” Brill’s Companion to Statius. eds. William Dominik and Carole Newlands. Leiden: Brill, 2014.
“Humanist Manuscript Production.” Encyclopedia of the Neo Latin World. eds. Philip Ford, Jan Bloemendal, and Charles Fantazzi. Leiden: Brill, 2014.
“The Mutability of Poetics: Poliziano, Statius, and the Sylvae.” MLN. 125:1 (2010): 84-116.
Papers & Panels
“Euphonia and Energeia: Jan Bernaerts and Statius’s Thebaid,” for “From Energeia to Energy in Renaissance Literature and Culture,” Renaissance Society of America, San Diego, CA (March 2013).
“Statian recusatio: Angelo Poliziano and John Dryden,” for “Angelo Poliziano and the Classical Tradition,” Renaissance Society of America, Washington D. C. (March 2012).
“That Blustering Tyrant: Statius, Scaliger, and Dryden,” for “Judgment in Crisis: Politics and Poetics in Seventeenth-Century England.” Renaissance Society of America, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (March 2011).
“A History of the Swedes: Grotius, Procopius, Isidore and Paul the Deacon,” for “Hugo Grotius.” International Association for Neo-Latin Studies, Uppsala, Sweden (August 2009).
“Tyranny and Natural Law: Statius, Buchanan, and Grotius,” for “George Buchanan.” Renaissance Society of America, Los Angeles, CA (March 2009).
“The Mutability of Poetics: Poliziano, Statius, and the Sylvae,” for for “Angelo Poliziano I.” Renaissance Society of America, Chicago, IL (April 2008).
“Judgment in Crisis: Politics and Poetics in Seventeenth-Century England.” (Chair) Renaissance Society of America, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (March 2011).
“George Buchanan.” (Organizer) Renaissance Society of America, Los Angeles, CA (March 2009).