Ph.D. English, Early Modern Literature, Emory University (2017)

M.A. English, Early Modern Literature, University of Nevada Reno (2006)

B.A. English, University of Nevada, Reno (2001)


“Hoarding the Renaissance: The Matter of Ecology in Marlowe, Shakespeare, and Middleton”

Committee: Patricia Cahill (advisor), Geoffrey Bennington, Martine Brownley, and Ross Knecht


Assessment Director, Writing and Composition Program, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-2021

Marion L. Brittain Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-present

Interim Writing Center Director, Oxford College, Emory 2016-2017

Domain of One’s Own Writing Program Fellow, Emory University 2013-2017

Lectureship, Auburn University, 2010-11

Lectureship, University of Nevada, Reno, 2006-08


“Muddying the Water: Thinking Thinking in Hamlet.” Watery Thinking, eds. Steve Mentz and Nicholas Helms. Accepted by editors for submission to the Environmental Humanities in Premodern Culture Series, Amsterdam University Press. (accepted)

“’Anthropocentric Signatures’: Writing Nature in Doctor Faustus.” Shakespeare in the Anthropocene, special issue of Early Modern Culture. Eds. Craig Dionne and Lowell Duckert. 13 (2018): 188-198.

“Surviving The Tempest: Ecologies of Salvage on the Early Modern Stage.” Shakespeare 13.3 (2017): 271-281.

Web-based Publications

Domain of One’s Own Documentation. Emory University, Department of English. 2013-present.


Review. Travel Narratives from the Age of Discovery: An Anthology. Ed. Peter C. Mancall. Rocky Mountain Review of Language and Literature. 62.2 (2008): 413.

Review. Writing from the Edge of the World: The Memoirs of Darién 1514-1527, by Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo. Ed.& trans. G.F. Dille. Rocky Mountain Review of Language and Literature. 61.1 (2007): 107-9.


Unit Diversity Champion Award, 2020. This award recognizes the Writing and Communication Program’s commitment to accessibility, excellence, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Georgia Institute of Technology. Contributor to 18-member Work Group to plan, draft, edit, and revise the unit nomination for the Diversity Champion Award, 2020.

Center for Serve Learn Sustain Teaching Tool Grant. Georgia Tech, 2020.

Center for Serve Learn Sustain Teaching Tool Grant. Georgia Tech, 2019.

Excellence in Teaching Student Choice Award, presented by the Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain, Georgia Tech, 2018.

Serve Learn Sustain Course Development Grant, 2018-19

Beck Foundation Graduate Fellowship 2016-2017 (Offer Declined)

Piedmont TATTO Fellowship on Sustainability, Teaching, and Curriculum. 2015.

Robert Detweiler Essay Prize. “’Erudition and Sympathy’, or What is Humanism Good for?” 2013.

Graduate Fellowship, Emory University. 2011-2016


“Muddying the Waters: Thinking Thinking in Hamlet.” Shakespeare Association of America. Denver, CO. April 2020 (Held Remotely)

“Toxic Masculinity: The Environmental Consequences of Patriarchy in The Taming of the Shrew. Shakespeare Association of America. Washington, DC. April 2019.

“Dressed to Kill: Medievalist Costuming in Globalist Contexts.” Global Medievalisms, 34th International Conference on Medievalism. Atlanta, GA. September 2019.

“Early Modern Drama and Ecocriticism.” Session Chair. South Atlantic Modern Language Association. Atlanta, GA. November 2017.

“’Anthropocentric Signatures’: Writing Nature in Doctor Faustus.” Shakespeare Association of America. Atlanta, GA. April 2017.

“Betting on the Future: Cymbeline and Sustainability.” Shakespeare Association of America. New Orleans, LA, March 2016.

“Shakespeare’s Trashy Romance: The Tempest After the End of the World.” Emory University Recruitment Colloquium. Atlanta, GA, February 2016.

“WordPress 101: Introduction to Domain of One’s Own & Digital Portfolios.” Goizueta Foundation Summer Curricular Innovation Institute. Agnes Scott. Atlanta, GA, May 2015.

“Trashy Romances: The Pathetic Fallacy at the End of the World in Cymbeline and The TempestShakespeare Association of America. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, April 2015.

“Envisioning the Pechakucha: Strategies for Invention and Revision in the Literature Classroom.” Atlanta Connected Learning. Atlanta, GA, September 2015.

“A Domain of One’s Own: Multimodal Composition as a Catalyst for Curricular and Institutional Change.” Computers and Writing. Pullman, WA, June 2014.

“First Year Experience: Emory’s QEP on Evidence, Tied to First Year Experience.” Domain of One’s Own Atlanta Regional Incubator. Atlanta, GA, April 2014.

“Word-Hoard: Life After Life on the Early Modern Stage.” Hudson Strode Graduate Conference. Tuscaloosa, AL, April 2014.

“Word-Hoard: Life After Life on the Early Modern Stage.” American Comparative Literature Association. New York, NY, March 2014.

“Natural, Digital, Rhetorical: Scale and Sympathy in First Year Writing.” SAMLA. Atlanta, GA, November 2014.

“’Dead Stones”: The Uncanny Potential of Things in Revenge Drama.” Forms of Life: Reading Humans, Animals, and Machines in a Post-Human World. Huntsville, AL, April 2013.

“From the fix’d place’: The Location of Social Relationships in King Lear and Cymbeline.” Northern California Renaissance Conference. San Jose, CA, May 2009.

“What a wardrobe here is for thee’: Space and Fashion in The Tempest.” Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association. Reno, NV, October 2008.

“Caliban’s Robes: Transformative Domestic Spaces within Early Modern Utopias.” Northern California Renaissance Conference. Davis, CA, May 2007.

“Like Plato’s Republic, only better…’: The Transformation of Utopia.” Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association. Tuscan, AZ, October 2006.

“Orgy of Destruction’: Travel’s Transformation in Space in Around the World in Eighty Days.” Midwest Modern Language Association. Milwaukee, WI, November 2005.


Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-Present

Technical Writing 3403: Workplace Writing and Sustainability (2 sections)

English Composition II: Back to the Future (8 Sections)

English Composition I: Sustaining Ecologies (4 Section)

English Composition I: After Nature (3 Sections)

English Composition II: Bad Collections (6 Sections)

Oxford College of Emory University, 2016-17

History of Drama and Theater History I: Animals on Stage

Critical Reading and Writing: The Turning of the Tide

Critical Reading and Writing: Post-Catastrophic Ecologies (2 sections)

Emory University 2013-15

Major Authors: Shakespeare’s Globe

Introduction to Literature: Writing, Literature, and the Environment

First Year Composition: Environmental Rhetoric

Later Eighteenth Century Literature: Johnson and Boswell (Teaching Assistant)

British Literature Before 1600 (Teaching Assistant)

Auburn University, 2010-11

Composition I: Writing in the Genres (3 sections)

Composition II: Writing About Business (2 sections)

World Literature I: Beginnings-Early Modern (4 sections)

British Literature I: Anglo-Saxon-Restoration (1 section)

University of Nevada, Reno, 2004-08

Writing About Literature (2 sections)

Composition II: Writing and Research (8 sections)

Composition I: Writing and Culture (4 sections)

Preparatory Composition: Writing in the Genres (4 sections)

Composition II: Travel Writing and Research (2 sections)

Composition I: Narrative Nonfiction (4 sections)

Writing Tutor

University of Nevada Writing Center 2001-2006


Technical Writing Pedagogy Seminar. Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020.

Digital Pedagogy Seminar. Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017.

Building and Accessible Future for the Humanities. Emory University, Atlanta, GA, May 2015.

English 789R: Pedagogy of Literature, Emory University, 2014.

English 791: The Teaching of Composition, Emory University, 2013.

Teaching Assistant Training and Teaching Opportunity Program (TATTO) Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Emory University, 2013.

UWP 390: Theory of Composition, University of California, Davis, 2009.

English 737: College Teaching, University of Nevada, 2003.


WCP Hiring Committee, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-21.

WCP Assessment Committee, chair, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-21.

WCP Cohort Representative, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-2020

Assessment Session Coordinator for the Center for Serve Learn Sustain, Georgia Institute of Technology, Summer 2019.

Early Modern and Medieval Colloquium. Communications. Emory University, Department of English. 2014-2016.

Emory English Assessment. Proctor/Rater. Emory University, ESL Program. 2013-2016

PreMentoring Office. Composite Letter Writer. Emory University. 2014-2015.

Early Modern Reading Group. Chair. Emory University, Department of English. 2014-2015.

Works in Progress. Chair. Emory University, Department of English. 2012-2013.


Contributor to Work Group to plan, draft, edit, and revise the Writing and Communication Program’s nomination by Georgia Tech for the Regents’ Teaching Excellence Award in 2019.

Shakespeare, William and John Fletcher. Two Noble Kinsmen: 1634. Malone Society Reprints. Ed. G.R. Proudfoot and Eric Rasmussen. Vol. 169. Oxford: The Malone Society, 2005. May-August 2003.

The New Hamlet Variorum Project, under the direction of Eric Rasmussen and Bernice Kliman. January 2003 to May 2005.


Shakespeare Association of America

The Malone Society

Modern Language Association

South Atlantic Modern Language Association


Patricia Cahill, Associate Professor

Rebecca Burnett, Class of ’58 Professor and Director of Writing and Communication

Geoffrey Bennington, Asa G. Candler Professor of Modern French Thought and Professor

Ross Knecht, Assistant Professor 

Aaron Santesso, Professor and and Coordinator of MS in Global Media & Cultures

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