MA, Medieval History, University of East Anglia, Norwich, England, December 2016,
Distinction in degree
Thesis: “The Carmen de Accone Oppugnatione: A Re-examination of a Key Source for the Siege of Acre (1189-1191)”
BA, History (minors: Ancient Mediterranean Studies and Anthropology), Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, May 2015,
summa cum laude, dean’s list (2011-2015)
Thesis: "Men of Instinct, Impetuousness, and Action": Chivalry and the Anglo-Norman Invasion of Ireland”
I am interested in High Medieval Europe, especially its noble culture, the crusading movement (the Third Crusade, in particular), the construction of narrative history, and the Angevins domains.
Honors and Awards:
Received Fordham GSAS Centennial Scholarship
Received partial tuition scholarship to the University of East Anglia in 2015
Winner of the 2015-2016 University of East Anglia School of History Prize for Distinguished Performance by an M.A. Student
Winner of the 2015 Professor Edward R. and Essie Baron Memorial Award for an outstanding student majoring in history, theater, music or art.
Winner of the 2015 Temple University Library Prize for Undergraduate Research for Senior Honors Thesis
Member, Phi Beta Kappa (elected in junior year)
Member, Phi Alpha Theta