Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

Ph.D. May 2012, English, University of South Florida

M.A. 2006, English, University of South Florida

B.A. 2004, English, University of Maryland


ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT

Associate Professor of English, Southeastern University, 2017 – present

Assistant Professor of English, Southeastern University, 2012 – 2017

Adjunct, University of Tampa, 2007 – 2011

Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of South Florida, 2005 – 2012


GRANTS

ACMRS Short-Term Residency Award. Dramatic Prosthesis: Disability Studies and Drama, $7500. Fall 2021 - Spring 2022.

NEH Summer Stipend. Dramatic Prosthesis: Disability Studies and Drama, $6000. Summer 2021.

Faculty Research Course Release, Medieval Disability Sourcebook: Western Europe, $4500. Fall 2017 - Spring 2018.



PUBLICATIONS

Edited Collections and Editions

The Medieval Disability Sourcebook, editor, punctum press [sic], 2020.

“The Croxton Play of the Sacrament.” The Medieval Disability Sourcebook: Western Europe, punctum press, 2020: 458-70.

Articles and Chapters

"Dramatic Prosthesis: Embodying Disability in Lear" (forthcoming in Disability Studies Quarterly summer 2022)

“Staging Disability in Medieval Drama” (forthcoming in the Ashgate Research Companion to Medieval Disability Studies)

“Introduction.” The Medieval Disability Sourcebook: Western Europe, punctum press (2020): 13-21.

A Reexamination of the Spelling Revisions in the Paradise Lost Book I ManuscriptEarly Modern Literary Studies 21.1 (2019)

Night of the Living Bread: Unstable Signs in Chester’s ‘Antichrist’Early Theatre 19.2 (2016): 9-30.

We are Living in a Material World: Teaching HEL Through Material CultureStudies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching 24.1 (Spring 2017).

Shakespeare’s Semiotics and the Problem of FalstaffStudies in Philology 113.2 (2016): 337-357.

Hocus Pocus and the Croxton Play of the SacramentEarly Theatre 17.2 (2014): 11-33.

This One is for the GroundlingsPedagogy 11.2 (2011): 404-408.

“‘Eldum Unnyt’: Treasure Spaces in BeowulfNeophilologus 95.1 (2011): 145-164.

Notes

Ecce Signum in Early English Drama” ROMARD 55 (2017): 93-101.

“Jephthah’s Daughter’s Daughter: Ophelia.” ANQ 22.4 (Fall 2009): 13-16.

“Homophonic Hamlet: Making Hamlet Ma(i)d.” The Explicator 67 (Spring 2009): 209-211.

Reviews

"Review of Monstrosity, Disability, and the Posthuman in the Medieval and Early Modern World" The Medieval Review (7 September 2021).

Review of The Globe Theatre’s Titus AndronicusThe Shakespeare Standard (31 July 2014).

Review of Twelfth Night, presented by the Belasco Theatre, 2013Upstart: A Journal of English Renaissance Studies (7 Jan. 2014).

“Review of Sharon Aronson-Lehavi’s Street Scenes: Late Medieval Acting and PerformanceJEGP 112.4 (October 2013): 538-9.

“Review of As You Like It, presented by the Public Theatre’s Shakespeare in the Park, 2012″ Upstart Crow 31 (2012): 161-3.

“Review of The Tempest, presented by the Brooklyn Academy of Music, 2010” Upstart Crow 29 (2010): 134-136.

“Review of The Duchess of Malfi, presented by the Red Bull Theatre at St Clement’s Episcopal Church, New York City, February 27 – March 28, 2010″ Early Modern Literary Studies 15.2 (2010-11).

“Review of Twelfth Night, presented by the St. Petersburg Little Theatre, St. Petersburg, Florida, June 12-28, 2009” Early Modern Literary Studies 15.1 (2009-10).

“Review of the American Shakespeare Center’s Hamlet and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are DeadShakespeare Bulletin 27.4 (Winter 2009): 644-646.

Public Scholarship

"Lunacy." Medieval Disability Glossary. The Society for the Study of Disability in the Middle Ages. 2021.

"The Word 'Buccaneer' Has More to Do with Pork than Pirates" Creative Loafing (1 Feb 2021).

PalsyMedieval Disability Glossary. The Society for the Study of Disability in the Middle Ages. 2018.

For Shakespeare, the Trump-Stabbing ‘Caesar’ would be Business as UsualSalon (14 June 2017).

The Mysterious History of the Ellipsis, From Medieval Subpuncting to Irrational NumbersSlate (17 Aug. 2016).

Relaxed Performance and ShakespeareTourettesHero.com (11 July 2016).

The Secret History of ‘Y’all’: The Murky Origins of a Legendary Southern Slang WordSalon (20 August 2015).

—, and Paul T. Corrigan.“Re: Your Recent Email to Your ProfessorInside Higher Ed (16 April 2015).

The Creation of William Shakespeare: How the Bard Really Became a LegendSalon (13 December 2014).

The Truth About Internet Slang: It Goes Way BackSalon (3 August 2014).

LameMedieval Disability Glossary. The Society for the Study of Disability in the Middle Ages. 2013.


PRESENTATIONS

Invited Panelist. "The Future of Medieval Disability Studies." Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, November, 2020.

"Authentic Pedagogy in the Medieval Drama Classroom." International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May, 2018.

Teaching to the Choir” International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May, 2016.

—, and Frank Napolitano. “Ethically Glossing / Glossing Ethically: Working with Public-Domain Texts” International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May, 2016.

“Dramatic Prosthesis?: Staging Early Modern Disability.” Shakespeare Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2016.

“Staging Disability in Medieval Drama.” New College Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Sarasota, FL, March 2016.

“Night of the Living Bread: Unstable Signs in Chester’s ‘Antichrist.’” University of South Florida Medieval and Renaissance Colloquium, Tampa, FL, October 2015.

“You’ve Been Punc’t.” International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May, 2015.

Participant. “Disability Studies and the Digital Humanities (A Roundtable).” International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May, 2014.

“The Way Things Were: Shakespeare Original Practices.” Polk State “Meet the Players,” Winter Haven, FL, April 2014.

“Night of the Living Bread: Resurrection Theology in the Chester ‘Antichrist’ Play.” International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May, 2013.

“Economies of Faith in the Croxton Play of the Sacrament, Marlowe’s Jew of Malta, and Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice.” Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting, Toronto, March 2013.

“Hocus Pocus and the Croxton Play of the Sacrament.” International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May, 2012.

“Falstaff and the Economy of Words.” Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, April 2012.

“‘Conspicuous Consumption’: The Parody of Chester’s ‘Antichrist.’” New College Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Sarasota, FL, March 2012.

“Prowling Through the Middle Ages: A Survey of Medieval Cougars.” International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 2011.

“’By thy frutes’: The role of food in Bale’s The Three Laws.” International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 2010.

“Shakespeare’s Wrenching the True Cause the False Way: Falstaff, Oldcastle, and Pierce Plowman.” Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 2010.

“‘What ys a man wythowte mercy?’: Mankind and Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus.” International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 2009.

“‘Borrowed Light’ and Moral Analogy in Spenser’s Faerie Queene and Milton’s Paradise Lost.” South Central Modern Language Association Conference, San Antonio, TX November 2008.

“The Morality of Language in Mankind.” International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 2008.


AWARDS

Honorable Mention. “Staging Disability in Medieval Drama,” Lone Medievalist Scholarship Award, 2018.

Best Interpretive Essay, “Night of the Living Bread: Unstable Signs in Chester’s ‘Antichrist,’” Early Theatre, 2017.

Excellence in Scholarship Faculty Award, Southeastern University, 2016.

Faculty Achievement and Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, Southeastern University, 2016.

Alice Hearne Scholarship for Outstanding Doctoral Candidate, University of South Florida, 2012.

Dorothy Newman Linton Award for Academic Promise, University of South Florida, 2010.

Provost’s Commendation for Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of South Florida, 2009.

Joseph Bentley Teaching Fellowship, University of South Florida, 2009.

John Iorio Award for Outstanding English Graduate Student, University of South Florida, 2008.


ACADEMIC SERVICE

Professional

Chair. Alexandra Johnston Graduate Student Paper Award Committee. Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society. 2019.

Councilmember. Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society. 2017-2019.

Organizer and Chair. “Staging the Undead” Panel. International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 2016.

Organizer and Chair. “Expanding the Canon: Period, Performance, and Pedagogy” Panel. International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 2015.

Organizer and Chair. “Staging Disability in Medieval Drama” Panel. International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 2014.

Organizer and Chair. “Parody, Farce, and Authority in Early Drama” Panel. International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 2012.

Organizer and Chair. “Medieval Cougars” Panel. International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 2011.

Chair. South Central American Dialect Society Panel. South Central Modern Language Association Conference, Memphis, TN, November 2007.

University

Director. Best Ideas: Sessions for Teaching and Learning. Southeastern University, 2015 – present.

Committee Member. Graduate Curriculum Committee. Southeastern University, 2017-present.

Chair. Grants and Publications Committee. Southeastern University, 2013-2016.

English Graduate Student Association Spring Colloquium Coordinator, 2010.

Mentor for University of South Florida’s Mentoring Program, 2006-2007.


INTERVIEWS AND ACTIVITIES

Interview. Fine Books and Collections. 17 October 2017.

Interview. “The History of ‘Y’all’” Georgia Public Radio. 16 September 2015.

Interview. “Cultivate Creative AssignmentsTeaching in Higher Ed podcast. 20 November 2014.

Interview. “An Interview with Cameron Hunt McNabb” The Blotted Line. The Shakespeare Standard. 28 June 2014.

Dramaturge and Actress. “Adam and Eve,” “Noah,” and “The Woman Taken in Adultery.” University of South Florida, 2007.