I study literature of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries with an emphasis on poetry and politics. Areas of particular interest include the history of rhetoric and poetics, print culture, and early modern criminal law and policy, as well as authors such as More, Shakespeare, and Marvell.
Previously I worked as a lecturer at Cornell University, where I taught First-Year Writing Seminars on Shakespeare as well as introductory creative writing courses, and where I earned my MFA (2014). I hold a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College (2010).
On campus, I serve as an adviser for undergraduate students at Mathey College and as an assistant in the Center for Digital Humanities.