AboutVictorian literature, Modernist literature, religion and literature, science and literature, gender and sexuality, women writers
EducationPhD, English, Rutgers University, October 2016
MA, English, Rutgers University, May 2013
BA, Literature, Bard College, May 2006
Publications“Scholarly Enchantment,” Nineteenth-Century Literature. Special issue on new religious movements and secularization, eds. Deanna Kreisel, Charles LaPorte, Sebastian Lecourt, Anne Stiles. 73.2 (September): 187-226.
“Feeling Backward, Feeling Forward: the Paterian Past and the Female Future,” Studies in Walter Pater and Aestheticism 2 (Autumn 2016): 43-56. (Published February 2018)
“Modernist Feminist Witchcraft: Margaret Murray’s Fantastic Scholarship and Sylvia Townsend Warner’s Realist Fantasy,” Modernism/Modernity 22.3 (2015): 565-592.
“Scholarly Collaboration for a Feminist New Age in Jane Harrison’s and Jessie Weston’s Alternative Histories,” Relations ed. Julie Fuller, Meechal Hoffman, and Livia Woods. Special issue of Nineteenth Century Gender Studies 11.3 (Winter 2015).
“Jane Harrison’s Ritual Scholarship,” in Modernist Women Writers and Spirituality: A Piercing Darkness
, eds. Elizabeth Anderson, Andrew Radford, and Heather Walton. Forthcoming from Palgrave.
ProjectsBook project: Fantastic Scholarship: Literature, Religion, and the Quest for Knowledge at the Formation of the Modern Humanities
Upcoming Talks and ConferencesSeminar: “Feminisms, Modernisms, Religions,” with Elizabeth Anderson and Jenny Hyest, MSA (Modernist Studies Association), October 2019, Toronto, Canada.
MembershipsPosdoctoral Laborers Group
Society for the History of the Humanities
Modernist Studies Association, Member
Northeast Victorian Studies Association
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies
North American Victorian Studies Association
Modern Language Association