Curriculum Vitae

Education


PhD | Medieval Studies. University of Notre Dame, Medieval Institute.



Masters | Medieval Studies. University of Notre Dame, Medieval Institute.

Bachelor of Arts | History and English
University of Arkansas



2019 – Present

Focus: Gender, Language and Speech in Early Medieval North Sea Literature

Doctoral Minor: Gender Studies

Dissertation: “You Sound Like a Wif: The Representation of Women’s Speech in Old English”

2019 – 2021

Focus: Gender, Language, and Speech in Early Medieval North Sea Literature


2014 – 2018

Minors: Classical Studies and Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Honors Thesis: “Talking with Dragons: How Dragons Reveal the Hero’s Heart”

Awards

Arkansas Governor’s Distinguished Scholar; 2014-2018

University of Arkansas Chancellor’s Scholar; 2014-2018

US Air Force Association of Graduates Dependent Scholar Award; 2014

Carroll Electric Scholar Award; 2014

James Victor Spencer, Jr. Memorial Scholarship; 2015

University of Arkansas Academic Scholarship; 2016

University of Arkansas Honors College Study Abroad Grant; 2016

Florence K. Mckee Scholarship; 2017

Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship Grant; 2018

Harold D. Hantz Honors Award; For the highest-ranking scholar in the Honors program; 2018

University of Arkansas Senior Scholar; 2018

J. William Fulbright Award for the Senior History Student with the Highest Academic Achievement; 2018

Phi Alpha Theta Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Paper; 2018

G. Margaret Porter Gender Studies Graduate Writing Award for Best Graduate Essay for a Course or Conference; 2020

G. Margaret Porter Gender Studies Graduate Writing Award for Best Graduate Essay for a Course or Conference; 2021

Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher Award by the Notre Dame Kaneb Center for Teaching Excellence; 2021

Nanovic Institute for European Studies Graduate Conference Travel Grant; 2022


Languages and Skills


    • Latin; Classical and Medieval

    • Old English

    • Middle English

    • Old Norse

    • Old Saxon

    • Middle Scots



    • German (Reading)

    • French (Reading)

    • Latin Paleography: Roman Cursive to Gothic Textualis

    • Codicology

    • Library of Congress Classification Certified

Activities

Conference Presentation: "Talking with Dragons; How Dragons Reveal the Hero's Heart," Mercy College Annual History Conference, 2018.

Publication: "Talking with Dragons; How Dragons Reveal the Hero's Heart" in Ozark Historical Review 46 (2018), 1-42.

Symposium Presentation: "Full of Ribaldrie, Scaldit in Scurrilitie; Forbidden Topics in the Freeing Verse of Flyting." Notre Dame English Graduate Student Association Spring Symposium, 2020.

Symposium Presentation: "A Topsy Turvey Court: Homosocial Humor in Sneglu-Halla Þáttr." Notre Dame En glish Graduate Student Association Spring Symposium, 2021.

Conference Presentation: “Full of Ribaldrie, Scaldit in Scurrilitie; Forbidden Topics in the Freeing Verse of Flyting.” The International Conference of Scottish Medieval and Renaissance Language and Literature, 2021.

University of Notre Dame Cinema Program: “The Green Knight” Screening and Panel Discussion, 2021.

Medieval Area Seminar Presentation, Notre Dame English Department: “A Topsy Turvey Court: Forbidden Humor in Old Norse Literature,” 2021.

Conference Presentation: “Finding Women’s Voices in Medieval Materials,” The Once and Future English Conference, 2022.

Conference Presentation: “Full of Ribaldrie, Scaldit in Scurrilitie; Forbidden Topics in the Freeing Verse of Flyting,” Sewanee Medieval Colloquium, 2022.

Public Humanities

Blog Post: “Seamus Heaney’s Translation of Henryson’s The Testament of Cresseid,” Rare Books and Special Collections Blog, February 2022. (Seamus Heaney’s translation of Henryson’s “The Testament of Cresseid” – RBSC at ND)

Blog Post: “Two Years On, and Over 150 Years Ago,” Rare Books and Special Collections Blog, March 2022. (Two Years On, and Over 150 Years Ago – RBSC at ND).

Rare Books and Special Collection Spotlight Exhibit: “Remembering Early England,” April 2022.

Blog Post: “April Spotlight Exhibit: Remembering Early England,” April 2022. (Spotlight Exhibit: Remembering Early England – RBSC at ND)

Digital Exhibit: “Remembering Early England,” Digital Exhibits | Remembering Early England, 2022.


Service and Training

“Linguistics for Medievalists,” Working Group: 2019.

“Discussion-Based Pedagogy,” Working Group: 2019.

Teaching Assistant to Tim Machan, “Heroes, Gods, and Monsters; Myth and Medieval Literature.” Undergraduate Course: 2020.

“Critical Race Theory for Medievalists,” Working Group: 2020-2021.

Teaching Assistant to Christopher Miller: “The World of the Middle Ages.” Undergraduate Course: 2021.

“Inclusive Pedagogy: Inclusive and Anti-Racist Pedagogical Strategies,” Seminar: 2021.

Teaching Assistant to Tim Machan, “British Literary Traditions 1: From Cædmon to Milton.” Undergraduate Course: 2021.

Special Collections Student Assistant, Notre Dame Rare Books and Special Collections: 2021 – Present.

Comprehensive Exams in Old English, Middle English, Gender in Medieval England, Medieval Language Theory: 2021.

Notre Dame Rare Books and Special Collections Graduate Curatorial Assistantship with David Gura: 2022.

Gender Studies Graduate Research Workshop Coordinator: 2022 - 2023.