Phd, Rutgers University, 2018


“‘As Black as They Were Before’: The History of Skin Colour and the History of the Holy Rood-Tree.” — Early Middle English 4.1, 51-82, 2022.

“Skeletons in the Closet: Erasing Queer and Trans Issues in Early Medieval Scholarship,” ELH, 281-316 (2022).

“The Birds and the Bedes: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Bede’s In Cantica Canticorum,” postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies, 11.4, special issue on “Race, Revulsion, and Revolution,” 425-33 (2020).

“The Pig’s Doom: Animal Butchery, Gender Relations, and a New Solution for Durham Proverb 10.” — SELIM. Journal of the Spanish Society for Medieval English Language and Literature 25, 187-92 (2020).

“The Beast with Two Backs: Bestiality, Sex Between Men, and Byzantine Theology in the Paenitentiale Theodori.” — Journal of Medieval Worlds 2.1, 11-26 (2020)

“Representation and Inclusion in the Old English Classroom.” Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching, 27.2, special issue on “Teaching a Diverse and Inclusive Premodern World,” 19-40 (2020).

Ower Felaws Blake: Blackface, Race, and Muslim Conversion in the Digby Mary Magdalene,” Exemplaria 31.1, 22-45 (February 2019).

Pater Don’t Preach: Byzantine Theology, Female Sexuality, and Histories of Global Encounter in the ‘English’ Paenitentiale Theodori,” The Medieval Globe 4.2, 1-29 (November 2018).

“Language, Letters, and Augustinian Origins in the Old English Poetic Solomon and Saturn I,” The Journal of English and Germanic Philology, 117.2, 160-184 (April 2018)

Blog Posts


    Lust in Translation: Sexuality, Race, and National Identity in Early Medieval English Literature. (book-in-progress)

    (with Mary Rambaran-Olm) Race in Early Medieval England (Elements series). Cambridge University Press, forthcoming.

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