Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2018
B.A., Hope College, 2008

Teaching and Research Interests

British Literature

Victorian Literature


Drama and Performance

Novels and Narrative

Gender and Sexuality Studies

Critical Race Theory


“Reviewing Ira Aldridge: Red Velvet and Revisionist Narrative.” Borrower’s and Lenders. Forthcoming, 2020.

“Shakespeare, Spectators, and the Meaning of Race on Stage.” Shakespeare On Stage and Off. Eds. Alysia Kolentsis and Kenneth Graham. Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press. Forthcoming, 2019.

“Audiences Writing Race in Shakespeare Performance.” Shakespeare Studies. Forthcoming, 2019.

“Epistolary Liveness: Narrative Presence and the Victorian Actress in Letters.” Theatre Survey 60.2 (2019): 237-60.

“Keyword: Performance.” Victorian Literature and Culture 46.3/4 (Fall/Winter 2018): 795-99.

“‘Mere Lookers-On at Life’: Point of View and Spectator Narrative.” Nineteenth Century Theatre and Film 44.2 (2017): 154-72.

“Becoming Caliban: Monster Methods and Performance Theories.” Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare and Embodiment: Gender, Sexuality Race. Ed. Valerie Traub. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.