Scholarship

Publications

Presentations

Conferences

  • “’That must be private’: Concealing the Production of Whiteness in Ben Jonson’s Epicoene.” South Central Renaissance Conference, Texas Tech University. 2019.
  • “Mummies and Mother Tongues: Necropolitics in Ní Dhomhnaill’s ‘Oscailt an Tuama’.” American Conference of Irish Studies, Boston. 2019.
  • “Chaste and Warlike Maids: Shame and Allegory in Henry Burnell’s Landgartha (1640)” at the American Conference for Irish Studies (ACIS), University College Cork. 2018.
  • “Radical Networks: Locating Ireland in Marvell’s ‘The Loyal Scot’” at the South-Central Renaissance Conference, Atlanta. 2018.
  • “Ashamed and Tamed: Civilizing the Irish in Marvell’s ‘Horatian Ode’” at the South-Central Renaissance Conference, University of Texas at Austin. 2017.
  • “Navigating Nationalism: Female Self-Determination in Kate O’Brien’s The Land of Spices” at the “Women’s Right to Literature” Conference, Boston College Center for Irish Studies. 2017.
  • “Planted newly with the time: Husbandry and Sovereignty in Shakespeare’s Macbeth” at the Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference, Amherst, MA. 2016.
  • “Shakespeare’s ‘uncivil kerns:’ Irish Contagion and the Emerging British nation-state” at the Tudor and Stuart Ireland Conference, National University Ireland, Galway. 2016.

Selected Awards and Grants

  • Group Discussion Leader, Dialogues and the Experience of War Grant Program, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Principal Investigator: Henry Bayerle, PhD, Project Title: “Literature and the Experience of War: The Concept of Duty from Ancient Rome to WWII and Vietnam,” Spring 2022
  • Honorable Mention, 2021 SAA Shakespeare Publics Award, “The Puck Project”
  • Newberry Renaissance Consortium Grant, 2019
  • Jones Program in Ethics Mini Grant, “The Puck Project,” Laney Graduate School, Emory University, 2019
  • Mellon Humanities Intervention Program Award, Laney Graduate School, Emory University, 2018
  • John M. Wallace Award, Andrew Marvell Society, 2017
  • Donald J. White Teaching Excellence Award, Boston College, 2017
  • Kiara Kharpertian Award for Intellectual and Professional Risk Taking, Boston College, 2016

Symposia and Invited Lectures

  • “Doing Differently? Examining (Mis)Representations of Gender, Race, and Class in Irish Studies.” Roundtable panelist, American Conference of Irish Studies, Boston. 2019.
  • “The Puck Project: A Shakespeare Service-Learning Project.” Invited talk at the Laney Graduate School Jones Program in Ethics at Emory University. 2019.
  • “A Masque at Irish Court: Henry Burnell, Ben Jonson, and Ireland’s First Theatre” at Emory English Department Graduate Colloquy. 2017.

Fellowships

  • Hatchery, Center for Innovation Take Flight Fellow, 2021-2022
  • Notre Dame Irish Seminar Tuition Fellowship, Notre Dame International, Dublin, 2018
  • Laney Graduate School Fellow, Emory University, 2017 – 2022
  • Morrissey School of Arts and Sciences Teaching Fellow, Boston College, 2017

Exhibitions and Digital Projects

  • Education at Emory in a Changing World, Curated Group Exhibition at Robert W. Woodruff Library, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 2018
  • Leopold Bloom’s Bookshelf, Curated Group Digital Exhibition, hosted via MediaKron at Boston College, 2015

Training and Professional Development

  • PIVOT Seminar, Folger Shakespeare Institute (online virtual seminar), 2020
  • Newberry Spring Research Methods Workshop “Early Modern Anglo-Muslim Encounters” with Professor Jyotsna Singh, 2019
  • Irish Seminar Associate, Notre Dame International Summer School, Dublin, 2018
  • Apprenticeship in College Teaching Program, Center for Teaching Excellence, Boston College, 2017

Service

Service to the Profession

  • Graduate Assistant/Facilitator, “New Research and Performance Directions in Premodern Disability Studies” Seminar, Folger Institute and Emory University, 2021
  • Andrew Marvell Society, Elected Member, Executive Committee, 2018 – 2021

Service to Emory University

  • “Works in Progress (WIPs)” Colloquy Chair, 2018
  • English Department Graduate Student Social Chair, 2018

Service to Boston College

  • Mentor, Boston College Graduate Mentor and McNair Scholars Program, 2017
  • Faculty Search Committee, Graduate Student Representative, 2016

Academic and Professional Affiliations

  • Shakespeare Association of America (SAA)
  • American Conference of Irish Studies (ACIS)
  • Andrew Marvell Society
  • British Shakespeare Association (BSA)
  • South-Central Renaissance Conference (SCRC)