About

I am Associate Professor in the English Department at Rhode Island College. I received my B.A. in English from Houghton College in 2007, my M.A. in Medieval Studies from the University of Connecticut in 2009, and my Ph.D. in Medieval Studies from the University of Connecticut in 2014. My fields of expertise are Old and Middle English, history of the English language, digital humanities, the Bible as/in literature, translation, and the history of the book. Most of my interests in research and teaching encompass what might be called transmission studies: the afterlives of texts, including circulation, translations, adaptations, and re-presentations in various cultures and media.

Education

Ph.D., Medieval Studies, University of Connecticut, 2014.

M.A., Medieval Studies, University of Connecticut, 2009.

B.A., English, Houghton College, 2007.

Other Publications

Books

The Gospel of Pseudo-MatthewEarly Christian Apocrypha Series (Salem, OR: Polebridge Press, forthcoming 2018).

Preaching Apocrypha in Anglo-Saxon EnglandToronto Anglo-Saxon Series 30 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, forthcoming 2018).

Further Publications here.

Memberships

Early English Texts Society

International Society for the Study of Early England

Medieval Academy of America

Modern Language Association

North American Society for the Study of Christian Apocryphal Literature

Society for the Study of Anglo-Saxon Homiletics

Sources of Old English and Anglo-Latin Literary Culture

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