Associate Professor; Ph.D. Yale University
Research areas and interests
Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century literature and culture. Co-Chair with Diana Henderson (MIT) of the Women and Culture in the Early Modern World Seminar at Harvard Humanities Center.
Renaissance Utopias and the Problem of History
Menacing Virgins: Representing Virginity in the Middle Ages and Renaissance (co-edited with Kathleen Kelly)
“Antipodal Anxieties: Joseph Hall, Richard Brome, Margaret Cavendish, and Cartographies of Gender” in Genre
Essays in College English, Utopian Studies, and Semiotic Inquiry