Acting Graduate Coordinator, Department of English, Lakehead University, 2020, 2022
Acting Assistant Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Lakehead University, 2018
Associate Professor (tenured), Department of English, Lakehead University, 2010–Present
Visiting Professor, Department of English and Film Studies, University of Alberta, 2008, 2009
Graduate Coordinator, Department of English, Lakehead University, 2009-12
Assistant Professor, Department of English, Lakehead University, 2007–2010
Chair of Graduate Council (equivalent to Dean of Graduate Studies), Winona State University, 2005–2007
Associate Professor (tenured), Department of English, Winona State University, 2005–2007
Assistant Professor, Department of English, Winona State University, 2001–2005
Lecturer, Department of English, University of Toronto, 2000–2001
Instructor, Division of Humanities, University of Toronto at Scarborough, 1999–2000
Education2000 PhD, University of Toronto
Special Field: Medieval and Tudor Drama
Dissertation: “Rhetorical Subversion in the English Moral Interlude 1425-1604”
Supervisor: Dr. D. N. Klausner
External Examiner: Dr. J. A. B. Somerset, Western University
1996 ERASMUS (European Community Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students) Intensive Programme, “Manuscripts and their Contexts,” Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds
1994 MA, University of Alberta
Thesis: “Mundus et Infans (1522): A Dramaturgical Edition”
Supervisor: Dr. G. P. J. Epp
Extra-Departmental Examiner: Prof. Carl Hare
1993 BA (Honours) First Class, University of Alberta
Tutorial Project: “Performativity and Transgression in English Literature 700-1600”
Supervisor: Dr. G. P. J. Epp
PublicationsSir Richard Holland, Buke of the Howlat. edition for the Consortium for Teaching the Middle Ages Middle English Texts series, Medieval Institute Press, in preparation.
“Rhetoric and Consumption in Enough is as Good as a Feast,” Academia Letters May 2021, Article 326.
“Ulpian Fulwell’s Like Will unto Like,” (rpt.), introduction and edition, Broadview Anthology of Tudor Drama, Broadview Press, 2021.
“Alliteration and Character Focus in the York Plays, ” co-authored with Richard Khoury. Digital Medievalist 10 (2015).
“Ulpian Fulwell’s Like Will Unto Like,” introduction and edition, Broadview Anthology of Medieval Drama, Broadview Press, 2013.
“Chester Heads South: ‘Octavian’ and ‘The Shepherds,’ Early Theatre 13.2 (2010): 104-07.
“Scottish Poetry of the Fifteenth Century,” introductions and editions, Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Volume 1, 2nd ed., Broadview Press, 2009
Rhetorical Subversion in Early English Drama, Peter Lang Publishing, 2004
(Reviewed by Richard Dutton, Studies in English Literature 45.2 (Spring 2005): 481-523 and Leonard R.N. Ashley, Bibliothèque d’Humanisme et Renaissance 67. 2 (2005), 413-451)
“The Language of Love: Rhetoric and Sexual Identity in the Late Middle Scots Play Philotus,” Proceedings of the Fifteenth Northern Plains Conference on Earlier British Literature, ed. Stephen Hamrick, Minnesota State University–Moorhead Press, 2008 (non-refereed)
“Thomas Blount,” co-authored with Dana Aspinall, Dictionary of Literary Biography: British Rhetoricians and Logicians 1500–1660, Bruccoli, Clark, Layman, 2001
“Backbiter and the Rhetoric of Detraction,” Comparative Drama 34 (Spring 2000)
Reviews in History and Literature, International Review of Scottish Studies, Sixteenth–Century Journal and The Medieval Review 1999–present
MembershipsReviewer for Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, American Library Association
Association for Scottish Literary Studies
Canadian Society of Medievalists
Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies
International Society for the History of Rhetoric
Editorial Board Member, This Rough Magic: A Peer-Reviewed, Online Journal Dedicated to the Teaching of Medieval and Renaissance Literature
Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society: editorial board member, ROMARD
New Chaucer Society: contributing enumerative bibliographer, Studies in the Age of Chaucer
Société Internationale pour L’Étude du Théâtre Médiéval
Renaissance Society of America