Assistant Professor of English
Fellow, Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies
Specialties: Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British and Irish literature and culture
Degrees: BA, MA, University of Cambridge; MA, PhD, University of California Los Angeles
- “Moderation in the Lyrical Ballads: Wordsworth and the Ballad Debates of the 1790s” Studies in Romanticism 55.2 (Summer 2016): 185-210.
- “Civilizing Taste: ‘Sandman Joe,’ the Bawdy Ballad and Metropolitan Improvement,” Eighteenth-Century Studies, 48.4 (Summer 2015): 437-456.
- "Edmund Burke in the Tavern," in European Romantic Review, 24.2 (April 2013): 125-148.
- "Language and Landscape in Thomas Holcroft’s Anna St. Ives," in Re-Viewing Thomas Holcroft 1745–1809: Essays on His Works and Life ed. Miriam L. Wallace and A. A. Markley, Ashgate, 2012, 121-132.
- "Property, History, and Identity in Defoe's Captain Singleton," in Studies in English Literature, 51.3 (Spring 2011): 565-583.
Recent Honors and Awards
- Carl H. Pforzheimer, Jr. Research Grant, awarded by the Keats-Shelley Association of America, January 2014
- Visiting Scholar “Music in London 1800-1851” King’s College, London
- William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, short-term fellowship, spring 2013
- UCLA Collegium of University Teaching Fellows, 2012-13
- Edward A. Dickson History of Art dissertation fellowship, UCLA, 2011-12
Department of English
233 Decio Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556