I am interested in words and the people that shape them. My work involves scholarly communication, editorial practice, and writing pedagogy. My background is in medieval literature and history, with a focus on fictional representations of the multifaceted crime of abduction in Middle English literature and concepts of personal and political consent formation in premodern England.


PhD, English, University of Rochester
BA, medieval literature and history, Hampshire College


URLs: Some Practical Advice.” The MLA Style Center.

Documenting Legal Works in MLA Style.” The MLA Style Center.

Optional Elements: A Primer.”  The MLA Style Center.

When Is a Web Site a Container?”

See other Style Center posts.

Malory’s Reformulation of Shame,” Arthuriana 11.4 (2001): 64-76.

“Fictions of Abduction in the Auchinleck Manuscript, Pearl Poet, Chaucer, and Malory.” 2007, PhD dissertation, University of Rochester.

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