Assistant Professor of English
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I specialize in early modern English literature, with a particular emphasis on environmental and economic approaches. At Lewis-Clark State College, I teach classes in Medieval and Renaissance literature, Shakespeare, and composition. I received my Ph.D. in English from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
English 433: Medieval Literature
English 320: Shakespeare
English 267: British Literature I
English 258: International Literature
English 102: Research Writing
English 101: College Writing
"'Home to the slaughter': Noah's Ark and the Seventeenth-Century Country House Poem" Modern Philology [accepted and forthcoming]
"Jonson's Universal Parasite: Patronage and Embodied Critique in 'To Penshurst'" Studies in Philology 111.2 (2014): 255-281.
"Importing Ease: Merchant Trade in the Country House Poems of Mildmay Fane" Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies 13.1 (2013): 130-150.
"Satan's Pause: Wonder and Environmental Preservation in Paradise Lost" ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 20.4 (2013): 817-836.
"Silvan Matters: Error and Instrumentality in Book 1 of The Faerie Queene" Spenser Studies 28 (2013): 119-143.
"Sir Kenelm Digby's Conspicuous Revisions of 'Concerning Spencer'" Notes & Queries 58.2 (2011): 292-293.
I am currently working on a monograph book manuscript titled Oeconomies of Nature in Early Modern England, which constructs a genealogy of ecology in seventeenth-century literature and natural philosophy.