Assistant Professor, Ph.D in Comparative Literature, Harvard University
Research areas and interests
Shakespeare, Alphabets & Alphabetic Literature, Language Theory, Renaissance Lyric Poetry, History of the Book, Early Modern Northern European Visual Art, Early Slavic Print Culture
“Painting Writing in Albrecht Dürer’s Self-Portrait of 1500,” Word & Image, 28.1 (2012): 30-56.
“At Home Among the Images: Early Modern Women’s Textiles and Protestant Domestic Décor in England.” Review Essay for Decorating the ‘Godly’ Household: Religious Art in Post-Reformation Britain by Tara Hamling and Pens and Needles:Women’s Textualities in Early Modern England by Susan Frye. The Huntington Library Quarterly 74.2 (June 2011):325-332.
“Building Meaning: The First Architectural Alphabet.” Push Me, Pull You: Art and Devotional Interaction in Late Medieval & Early Modern Europe. Vol. 1. Eds. Sarah Blick and Laura Gelfand. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2011. 149-195.
Current book project: “Playful Letters: The Dramatization of the Alphabet in the Renaissance.”
2012-13 External Fellow, Newhouse Center for the Humanities, Wellesley College
2010-11 Barbara Thom Postdoctoral Fellow, Huntington Library
2009 Folger Shakespeare Library Short Term Fellow
2007 NEH Summer Seminar participant “The Reformation of the Book”
2005-06 Whiting Dissertation Fellow