Ph.D., Rhetoric Department, University of California, Berkeley, 2002

Dissertation: Subject to Debate: Gender, Self and Allegory in the Middle English Poetry of Disputation

Dissertation Committee: Judith Butler (co-director) Anne Middleton (co-director) Steven Justice, Ralph Hexter, Carol Clover

MA, Rhetoric Department, University of California, Berkeley, 1996

BA with High Honors, College of Letters, Wesleyan University, 1995

Other Publications

Body Against Soul: Gender and Sowlehele in Middle English Allegory, in the series Interventions: New Studies in Medieval Culture edited by Ethan Knapp (Ohio State University Press, 2009).

“Transgendering Pride” in postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies Vol. I Issue 1/2 (2010).


“Promising the Female, Delivering the Male: Transformations of Gender in Piers PlowmanThe Yearbook of Langland Studies 19, 2005.


“Confessional Literature, Vernacular Psychology, and the History of the Self in Middle English” Literature Compass Volume 2 (2005) ME 128, 1-20.


“Between Men, Mourning: Time, Love and the Gift in the Roman de la Rose” in GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 10.1 (Winter 2004), pp. 47-75


“Pninian Performatives” in Nabokov at the Limits: Redrawing Critical Boundaries ed. Lisa Zunshine (New York: Garland Academic Publishers, 1999): 127-161

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