Associate Professor & Dept. Chair
Phone: (360) 650-3214
Office: HU 335
Ph.D, University of California-Berkeley
Research and Teaching Interests
A specialist in medieval literature, her teaching and research interests include devotional literature, manuscript studies, Chaucer and other Middle English poets, and vernacular writing. She has published and presented papers on the audiences and circumstances of composition of late medieval writings, medieval understandings of reading and literacy, and the influence of prayer rhetoric and meditative habits on the forms and content of Middle English texts.