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Status: PhD Candidate

Adviser: Jay Smith

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B.S. History, U.S. Naval Academy
M.S. Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A. Early Modern History, King’s College London
M.Litt. The Book. History and Techniques of Analysis, University of St. Andrews

Research Interests

My research concerns book history and print culture in the seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Atlantic world. My work aims to create a better understanding of reader experience, the credibility of authors, and the experience of women writers.

Recent Public Engagements

"A Commercial Object: Interrogating Sources to Confront Colonial Pasts" Difficult Pasts: Difficult Presents, A Symposium co-hosted by the Centre for Public History at Queen’s University Belfast and the School of International Service and the Public History program at American University, Washington, DC, October 2023.

“Père Charlevoix & A Bestseller in The Hands of The Enemy, 1744-1763,” Triangle Intellectual History Seminar, Duke University, Durham, NC, April 2023.

“Père Charlevoix & the Spiritual Biographies of Mère Marie de l’Incarnation,” 20th Annual Religion Graduate Student Symposium, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, February 2023.

Courses Offered

Victorian Britain (Spring 2024)
Sport and American History (TA, Fall 2020, Fall 2021)
American History to 1865 (TA, Spring 2021)