Ph.D. Candidate, English
441 East Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458
University of York (York England): MA in Medieval Literature
Lehman College CUNY: MS in Secondary English Education
University of Nebraska: BA in English
I am interested in the linguistic difficulties that arose as Latin missionaries attempted to convert the Germanic territories of Europe and the blended religious imagination that resulted from these interactions.
Presentations at professional national or international conferences
“'Wyrd' in the Old English Poem 'Solomon and Saturn II.'” "Philology, The 8th Annual Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium Graduate Student Conference," UC Berkeley, 25 February 2012. "Entering Behind the Veil: Fate and the Evangelistic Ingenuity of 'The Heliand.'" "The 48th Annual International Congress on Medieval Studies," Kalamazoo, MI. 11 May 2013 (forthcoming).
Related Professional Experience
Before returning to graduate school full-time in 2010, I spent five years teaching high school English in the New York City public school system
Other awards, honors, and/or activities
Bennett Fellowship (2011-Present)
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