• Ph.D., M.A., B.A. University of Southern California


I specialize in 18th- and 19th-century British Literature, particularly Romanticism. My teaching interests also include colonial/postcolonial literature, textual criticism, canon-formation, and literature and medicine. I have taught at Davidson since 2005.


  • WRI 101 Writing Medicine
  • ENG 110 Literature and Medicine: Ways of Reading, Ways of Knowing
  • ENG 220 Literary Analysis
  • ENG 260 British Literature since 1800
  • ENG 362 British Romanticism
  • ENG 361 Writing High and Low: Literary Taste and Mass Appeal (The Eighteenth Century)
  • ENG 262 Fictions of Empire
  • Seminar: Multiple Personality (Dis)Order: Robert Browning's Dramatic Monologues
  • Seminar: Firing the Romantic Canon
  • Seminar: Romance and Realism: Negotiating Literary and Social Conventions (Studies in British Literature)
  • Seminar: The Long Eighteenth Century Gothic
  • Seminar: Romantic Radicalism