Early modern English drama, Shakespeare, masques, Early modern English literature, Irish literature, Irish drama, theories of space, popular culture studies, video game studies, monster studies


PhD, Fordham University, 2012
MA, Seton Hall University, 2002

Other Publications

Blithe Spirit,” “Renaissance/Romantic Period,” and “Space Ghost,” reference entries for Ghosts in Popular Culture and Legend, edited by June M. Pulliam and Anthony J. Fonseca, ABC-CLIO, 2016, pp. 34, 269-272, 297-298.
“Dead Island,” “Dead Rising,” “Left 4 Dead,” “Resident Evil (Video Game),” and “Zombies Ate My Neighbors.” The Encyclopedia of the Zombie: The Walking Dead in Popular Culture and Myth, edited by June M. Pulliam and Anthony J. Fonseca, ABC-CLIO/Greenwood, 2014, pp. 69-70, 70-71, 158-159, 250-251, 342-434.

Review of Monsters and their Meanings in Early Modern Culture: Mighty Magic, by Wes Williams. Monsters and the Monstrous, vol. 3, no. 2, 2013, pp. 113-155.

“Heavy Metal Macbeths: Shakespeare, Metal, and (Sub)Cultural Boundaries.” Postscript: A Journal of Graduate Theory and Criticism, vol. 2, 2005, pp. 63-75.

“‘A Lingo of its Ahn’: Linguistic Control in Shadow of a Gunman.” Postcolonial Text, vol. 1, no. 1, 2004, http://postcolonial.org/index.php/pct/article/view/298.


Modern Language Association

Shakespeare Association of America

Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association

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