I am a PhD candidate and teaching fellow in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. My dissertation interrogates resistant discourses of apparel as political speech in seventeenth-century English women’s writing, and was the recipient of UNC’s Howell-Voitle Dissertation Award.

My work appears in Clio: A Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of History and Early Modern Women and is forthcoming in English Literary Renaissance, Journal of British Studies, and the volume Early Modern Criticism and Politics in a Time of Crisis, edited by Patricia Palmer and David Baker. My research interests also include drama, early modern cheap print, and elite portraiture.

At UNC, I teach courses on drama, Shakespeare, writing in the humanities, popular genres, and rhetoric and composition.