MA, English & American Literature, Georgetown University
PhD, English, Tufts University



Botanical Entanglements: Women, Natural Science, and the Arts in Eighteenth-Century England. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2022.

“From “Pretty Emulation” to “Fresh Discoveries”: Entomological Observation & Female Empiricism in Eliza Haywood’s The Female Spectator.” Restoration: Studies in English Literary Culture, 1660-1700 44, no. 1 (2020): 87-104.

“‘[T]hat Friendship which is yet dearer to me than any other earthly Good’: Female Intimacy in Eliza Haywood’s Epistles for the Ladies.” Eighteenth-Century Life 43, no. 3 (2019): 61-85.

“Constructing Women’s History in The Lady’s Museum.” Women’s Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain: 1690-1820s: The Long Eighteenth Century. The Edinburgh History of Women’s Periodical Culture in Britain, Volume 1. Eds., Jennie Batchelor and Manushag N. Powell (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018), 53-66.

“Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and the Turkish Embassy Letters: A Critical Survey.” With Jordan Hall and Elizabeth Zold. Literature Compass. 14, no. 10 (2017). DOI: 10.1111/lic3.12405

““Philosophy for the Ladies”: Feminism, Pedagogy, and Natural Philosophy in Charlotte Lennox’s The Lady’s Museum.Eighteenth-Century Fiction. 28, no. 1 (2015):139-166.

“‘An HOBBY-HORSE Well Worth Giving a Description Of’: Disability, Trauma, and Language in Tristram Shandy.” The Idea of Disability in the Eighteenth Century. Ed., Chris Mounsey. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 2014: pp 105-133.

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Grounds of Natural Philosophy. Edited with Nicole Keller and Laura Georgescu as part of The Complete Works of Margaret Cavendish. Punctum Books. (in progress)


The International Eliza Haywood Society

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

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