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Ph.D. English, The University of California, Davis (ABD) expected 2023
Dissertation: The Body and the Book: Ecologies of Inscription in the
Early English Archive. Directed by Dr. Frances E. Dolan.
M.A. English, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte May 2016
B.A. English/History, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte May 2014
Work in Progress
Editor (with Kirk Melnikoff and Aaron T. Pratt), Playbook Wills, 1529-1690. Manchester University Press, forthcoming 2023.
Review of Tony Doe & Christopher Thornton, Dr. Thomas Plume, 1630-1704: His life and legacies in Essex, Kent and Cambridge. The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, vol. 116, no. 1, March 2022, pp. 137-140.
Review of Sara Munson Deats & Robert A. Logan, Christopher Marlowe at 450. The Marlowe Society of America Newsletter, vol. 37 no. 2, Spring 2019, pp. 3-5.
"Book History, Manuscript Studies, and Navigating Special Collections during COVID-19." With Tamara Mahadin. The Collation: Research and Exploration at the Folger. 12 August 2021.
“Book History in the Bay Area.” Contingent Magazine, 11 Feb. 2021.
“Oecologies at ASLE 2019.” With Annette Hulbert & Kirsten Schuhmacher. Oecologies, 18 July 2019.
“An Interview with Kimberley Sykes, Director of the RSC’s Dido, Queen of Carthage.” Marlowe Society of America Newsletter, vol. 36, no. 1, Fall 2017, pp. 1-5.
“Cooking for a Crowd: Recipes and the Transcribathon.” With Nadia Clifton & Kailan Sindelar. The Recipes Project: Teaching Series. 15 Sept. 2016.
“The Very Fine Great Receipt Book of Anne Carr: The Dialogism of a Community.” Early Modern Recipes Online Collective (EMROC). 28 Dec. 2015.
Lectures & Invited Presentations
“Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus.” Guest Introduction to The Show Must Go Online’s Production of Doctor Faustus. Zoom, Jun. 2021.
“Alice’s Adventures and the Animal Gaze.” Guest Lecture for ENL 180: Children’s Literature. UC Davis, Mar. 2019.
“Bringing Early Modern Recipes Into the Digital Age: Why Old Recipes Matter Today.” History of the Book, Future of the Book Colloquium. Charlotte, NC, Mar. 2017.
“Master This! Transitioning to Graduate School in English.” English Major Day. UNC Charlotte, Oct. 2016.
“William Faulkner’s ‘A Rose for Emily.’” Guest Lecture for ENGL 2090: American Gothic and Horror Fiction. UNC Charlotte, Mar. 2016.
“Preparing for Graduate School.” English Major Day. UNC Charlotte, Mar. 2016.
“The Alchemical Animal and Hester Pulter’s Speculative Poetics.” Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts. Irvine, CA, Nov. 2019.
“Atoms to Atoms, Dust to Dust: Hester Pulter’s Poetic Particulate Matter.” Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment. Davis, CA, Jun. 2019.
Session Co-Chair, “Reproducible Bodies: Literary Queenship, Agency, and Cultural Memory.” Attending to Early Modern Women: Action and Agency. Milwaukee, WI, Jun. 2018.
“Collaborative Digital Scholarship and Early Modern Women’s Writing.” Making Connections: Early Modern Texts and Cultures, London Shakespeare Centre and Shakespeare’s Globe Graduate Conference. London, UK, Feb. 2018.
“This Necromantic Book is Heavenly: Publishing Doctor Faustus.” Undergraduate/
Graduate Renaissance Symposium. Columbia, SC, Apr. 2016.
Digital Humanities Projects
Co-Editor and Social Media Manager, Book Trade Probate.
Transcriber and Contributor, Early Modern Recipes Online Collective.
Intern, Transcriber and Contributor, Early Modern Manuscripts Online.
Awards and Honors
Leeds Hoban Linacre - Huntington Exchange Fellow. Huntington Library & Linacre College, University of Oxford. 2022-2023.
Walter and Dianne Harrison Fellowship. UC Davis Office of Graduate Studies & Department of English. 2022.
James and Roberta Woodress Endowed Fund Grant for International Research. UC Davis Department of English. 2022.
David Noel Miller Essay Prize. UC Davis Department of English, 2021.
For “‘I’ll Burn My Books”: Readers’ Bodies and the Material Book in Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus.”
Access 2021 Scholarship. Rare Book School, 2021.
Newberry Renaissance Consortium Grant. 2018, 2019.
Provost’s Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. UC Davis. 2017-2018.
Anne R. Newman English Graduate Student Award. UNC Charlotte. 2016.
Robert M. Wallace Undergraduate Award for Excellence in the Study of English. UNC Charlotte, 2014.
Cecil R. Prince Memorial Scholarship. UNC Charlotte. 2013-2014.
Abigail Elizabeth Gudeman Scholarship. UNC Charlotte. 2012-2013.
Professional Development & Certifications
2021 Descriptive Bibliography: The Fundamentals, Rare Book School
2021 The Illustrated Scientific Book to 1800, Rare Book School
2021 Digital Surrogates, DREAMLab, University of Pennsylvania
2021 Orientation to Research Methods and Agendas, The Folger Institute*
2021 Fundamentals of Cataloging, American Library Association
2021 Writing Theory and Practice, UC Davis
2020 Dutch-to-English Translation, UC Berkeley
2020 Workshop in 17th-Century Dutch Paleography, UC Berkeley
2020 Practical Paleography, The Folger Institute
2020 University Writing Program Hybrid Pedagogy Training, UC Davis
2019 Scientific and Secular Manuscripts, California Rare Book School
2019 Manuscripts and Their Stories, The Newberry Library
2019 Seminar in Computational Humanities, UC Davis
2017 Seminar in Digital Humanities Research Methods, UC Davis
2017 Seminar in Book History Research Methods, UC Davis
2016 Independent Study in the Early English Book Trade, UNC Charlotte
2015 Independent Study in Early English Paleography, UNC Charlotte
*2020 workshop postponed due to COVID-19
The University of California, Davis, Fall 2018 - Present
Instructor of Record (IOR), Introduction to Academic Literacies
IOR Introduction to Academic Literacies (Asynchronous)
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Fall 2014 - Summer 2019
IOR, Writing about Literature
IOR, Writing and Inquiry in Academic Contexts I
IOR, Writing and Inquiry in Academic Contexts II
IOR, Writing and Inquiry in Academic Contexts I & II with Online Studio
IOR, Literature and Culture: Fandom and Participatory Culture (Asynchronous)
Shakespeare with Dr. Lee Emrich (UC Davis, Summer 2021)
Science Fiction with Dr. Colin Milburn (UC Davis, Spring 2019)
Children’s Literature with Dr. Frances Dolan (UC Davis, Winter 2019 & Winter 2020)
Shakespeare with Dr. Frances Dolan (UC Davis, Fall 2018)
American Gothic & Horror Fiction with Dr. Daniel Shealy (UNC Charlotte, Spring 2016)
The University of California, Davis
Graduate Student Researcher, with Dr. Carl Stahmer at UC Davis DataLab (Winter 2022 - Present)
Graduate Writing Fellow (2021-2022)
Graduate Student Researcher, with Dr. Desirée Martín (Winter 2021)
Graduate Student Researcher, with Dr. Frances Dolan (Winter 2020)
Graduate Student Researcher, with Dr. Jiayi Young at UC Davis DataLab (Summer I 2019)
Folger Shakespeare Library, June 2016
Intern, Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO)
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Special Projects Coordinator, Writing Resources Center. Jan.-Jun. 2017.
Graduate Assistant/Tutor, Writing Resources Center. Aug. 2014-Aug. 2015.
Performance Review Editor, Marlowe Society of America Newsletter. 2020-Present.
Social Media Coordinator. Early Modern Recipes Online Collective. 2018-Present.
Graduate Student Representative, Oecologies. 2018-2021.
Graduate Representative. Graduate Mentoring Initiative. Office of Graduate Studies, UC Davis. 2020-2021.
Archival Processing and Cataloging Volunteer, Center for Sacramento History. 2020.
Editorial Assistant, Marlowe Society of America Newsletter. 2016-2020.
Mentorship Subcommittee Lead. Chancellor’s Graduate and Professional Student Advisory Board. UC Davis. 2017-2020.
Graduate Student Affiliate. Shields Library DataLab, UC Davis. 2018-2020.
Mentor. Mentor-Mentee Program in the Humanities, Arts, Cultural Studies and Social Sciences. Undergraduate Research Center, UC Davis. 2018-2020.
Scholars’ Symposium Co-Chair, English Graduate Student Association. UC Davis. 2018- 2019.
Events Team, English Graduate Student Association. UC Davis. 2017-2018.
Co-President. English Graduate Student Association. UNC Charlotte. 2015-2016.
Vice President and Co-Founder. Early Modern Paleography Society. UNC Charlotte. 2015-2016.
Collaborative and Professional Affiliations
American Library Association: Rare Books and Manuscripts Section
Bibliographical Society of America
Data Feminisms Working Group, UC Davis
Digital Humanities Research Cluster, UC Davis
Early Modern Recipes Online Collective
History of the Book and Material Cultures Working Group, UC Davis
Marlowe Society of America
Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing