Associate Professor, English
Location: Braniff Graduate Building 308
Office Phone: 972-721-4069
B.A. English and Classics, Pennsylvania State University
M.A. English, University of Notre Dame
Ph.D. English, Stanford University
The Christ Child in Medieval Culture: Alpha es et O! Co-edited with Mary Dzon. University of Toronto Press, 2012.
"The Christ Child on Fire: Robert Southwell's Mighty Babe." ELR 42.2 (2012). Forthcoming.
"Jane Austen, Revolution, Socialist Realism, and Reception: A Response to Helong Zhang's 'Jane Austen: 100 Years in China.'" Persuasions 33 (2012).
"Aisha, Rajshree Ojha's Urban Emma: Not Entirely Clueless." Persuasions On-Line 32.1 (Winter 2011).
"Why Edward Ferrars Doesn't Dance." In Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility. Ed. by Eleanor Donlon. San Francisco: Ignatius Press. Forthcoming.
"Mansfield Park and the Conscience Outside the Self." In Jane Austen's Mansfield Park. Ed by Eleanor Donlon. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2010.
"Compassion and Condemnation in Wuthering Heights: Mediation, Christianity, and the Occult." In Wuthering Heights. Ed. by Joseph Pearce. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2008.
"'Slyness Seems the Fashion': Dexterous Revelations in Pride and Prejudice." Persuasions 27 (2006).
"'As she was not really Mrs. Croft': Playing the Admiral's Wife in Bath." Persuasions 26 (2005).
"The Infant Christ as Inspiration to the Anglo-Saxons." Southwest Commission on Religious Studies, March 2003.
"Arcangela Tarabotti, Venetian Humanist and Nun." Canticle, 2000.
"From Francesca to Francesco: Transcribing the Tale of Passion from the Inferno to the Paradiso, or Thomas Aquinas as Romancier." Religion and Literature 31.1 (1999).
"Women Are Not Human": An Anonymous Treatise and Responses. NY: Crossroad, 1998.
John Donne's Conversion from Misogyny." English Renaissance Prose 6 (1997-98).
Literary Tradition I, II, III, IV
Medieval Lyric and Romance