Assistant Professor of Literature
Academic Program Affiliation(s): Literature, Medieval Studies
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.Phil., University of Oxford; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley. Specializes in the literatures of medieval England, including Old and Middle English, Anglo-Norman, and Latin, with particular attention to how textual culture mediated retrospection and collective identity in medieval England. Teaching interests include Old and Middle English literature and reception through the 16th century, medieval history and culture, hagiography, romance, historiography, insular political relations, history of the book, and paleography and codicology. Also works on contemporary poetry. Has taught at UC Berkeley, where she was the recipient of numerous awards for her poetry and grants for her academic work, including the Medieval Academy of America’s Schallek Fellowship
(2011–12). Founding member, Early Middle English Society. At Bard since 2012.