A full version of my CV is accessible here.


Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor of English, University of Houston, 2021-present


Ph.D. in English, University of Pennsylvania, 2021

M.A. in English, University of Pennsylvania, 2014

M.A. (Hons.) in English Literature, University of Edinburgh, 2012

Selected Publications

Full information including public-facing scholarship available here.

Book Projects

Everyday War: Empire, Nation, and the Making of Medieval Wartime.

The Hundred Years War and European Literary History with R.D. Perry (University of Denver). Manchester University Press, forthcoming. 

Peer-Reviewed Publications

“Medieval Scottish Historians and the Contest for Britain.” Modern Language Quarterly, 82.2 (2021): 149-175. 

“‘Wereyed on every side’: Geoffrey Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde and the Logic of Siege Warfare.” New Medieval Literatures 20 (2020): 74-106.

“A New Manuscript of Knyghthode and Bataile. With A.S.G. Edwards (University of Kent), Medium Ævum 87.1 (2018): 137-141.

Book Chapters

“Alliance, Antagonism, and Resistance: Scotland in the Hundred Years War.” Chapter submitted to The Hundred Years War and European Literary History.

Book Reviews

Bellis, Joanna. The Hundred Years War in Literature, 1337-1600(2016). Review of English Studies, 68.283 (2017): 168-170.

Fellowships, Grants, and Awards


Huntington Library Exchange Fellowship with Jesus College, Oxford, 2022
Short-Term Fellowship, Folger Shakespeare Library, 2021

Summer Research Fellowship, North Eastern Modern Languages Association(Unable to use due to COVID-19), 2020


Research Grant, Strathmartine Trust, 2020
Discretionary Director’s Scholarship, Rare Book School, University of Virginia, 2020
Graduate Student Committee Travel Grant, Medieval Academy of America, 2017
Reginald Foster Fund Scholarship, Paideia Institute for Humanistic Study, 2016
Grant in Innovation and Community-Building, Medieval Academy of America, 2015


Graduate Student Essay Prize, Delaware Valley Medieval Association, 2019
R.W. Southern Prize, Sewanee Medieval Colloquium, Sewanee: The University of the South, 2018

University of Houston

New Faculty Research Grant, 2022
Martha Gano Houstoun Research Grant in Literary Criticism, 2022

University of Pennsylvania

School of Arts and Sciences Dissertation Completion Fellowship,2019-20
King’s College Fellowship, 2016
Benjamin Franklin Fellowship, 2015-19
Thouron Award, 2013-15

University of Edinburgh

Sir William Darling Memorial Prize, 2012
Erasmus Exchange with Freie Universität, Berlin, 2010-11
Barnson Bequest, 2009


More information available here.

University of Houston

Introduction to Literary Studies
Writing in the Discipline
Riot and Rebellion in Medieval Literature
War and Representation
Premodern Poetics (Graduate Course)