Office Location

IAC-260
Merced Main Campus

Education

B.A. English: Westmont College

Single-Subject Credential (English): University of California, Los Angeles

M.A. English: California State University, Sacramento

Ph.D. English (Medieval Literature): University of California, Davis

Special Projects/Club

Faculty Interest Group (F.I.G.) Leader, Interdisciplinary Literacy Center, Merced College

List of Publications

“Performing Prudence in ‘Sawles Warde’ and Chaucer’s ‘Tale of Melibee.’” In: Performance and Theatricality in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Ed. Markus Cruse. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, in press.

Beowulf in the American High School: Versions and Assumptions.” In: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching, accepted—under revision.

“The Life of Saint Marharete: A Translation from the Middle English.”  The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: The Medieval Period, Second Edition. Trans. Candace Hull Taylor and Claire Waters. Ontario: Broadview Press, 2009.  Web.

“Julian of Norwich, c. 1342-1416 [headnote].”  The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: The Medieval Period, Second Edition. Ontario:  Broadview P, 2009.  Also published in the First Edition (505-06) and the Concise Edition, Volume A (318-19), 2006.

Noteworthy Accomplishments

Recent Presentations:

"Crossing Boundaries: Knowledge Transfer, Core Competencies, and the Freshman Composition." job talk (Director of Communication Arts), Samford University, Birmingham, AL, April 2014

Select Awards:

  • Dissertation Fellowship, UC Davis English Department, 2005
  • Graduate Student Teaching Award, UC Davis, 2003
  • Bazanella Literary Awards (Second Place, Graduate Level), CSU Sacramento, 1999; 1997