I earned my PhD in History (2016) at the University of Toronto. My doctoral thesis, “The Morisco Problem and the politics of belonging in sixteenth-century Valladolid” was supervised by Dr. Mark Meyerson
with committee members Dr. E. Natalie Rothman
and Dr. Kenneth Mills
. I have an M.A. in History from the University of Toronto and a B.A. in History and English from the University of New Brunswick.
PublicationsRefereed journal articles
“Litigating for Liberty: enslaved Morisco children in sixteenth-century Valladolid
,” Renaissance Quarterly
70, no.4 (Winter 2017): 1282-1320. Book chapters
“Assessing Non-conformity during the Expulsion of the Moriscos,” in The Conversos and Moriscos in Late Medieval Spain and Beyond, Volume 4: Morisco Non-Conformism
, ed. Kevin Ingram. Brill, forthcoming 2019.
“In Defense of Community: Morisca Women in Sixteenth-Century Valladolid,” in Women and Community in medieval and early modern Iberia
, eds. Michelle Armstrong-Partida, Alexandra Guerson, and Dana Wessell Lightfoot, University of Nebraska Press, forthcoming 2020. Reviews Review
of This Happened in My Presence: Moriscos, Old Christians, and the Spanish Inquisition in the Town of Deza, 1569–1611
. Patrick J. O’Banion, ed. and trans. (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017), Renaissance Quarterly
71, no. 2 (Summer 2018): 725-726. Book review
of Mercedes García-Arenal & Fernando Rodriguez Mediano, Un Oriente español
. Los moriscos y el Sacromonte en tiempos de Contrarreforma (2010) Mélanges de la Casa de Velázquez
, Nouvelle série, 44 (1), 2014, en ligne, xxi-xxiii. “Untying the Knot,”
a review of A History of Marriage
by Elizabeth Abbott (2010), Literary Review of Canada Online.