Research & Scholarship
“The ‘Not-So-Blank Verse’ of Wallace Stevens: A Cognitive and Linguistic Analysis” (with Natalie Gerber), forthcoming in The Wallace Stevens Journal.
“ “A Constraint-Based Framework for Lydgate’s Five Metrical Types,” forthcoming in Texas Studies in Literature and Language.
Select conference presentations:
“ “Chaucer’s Pentameter: Import, Imposter, or Improvisation?” New Chaucer Society 2014 Congress, Reykjavík, Iceland. July 2014.
“ “The Neuroscience Revolution in Rhythm Studies,” 20th Annual West Chester University Poetry Conference, West Chester, Pennsylvania. June 2014.
“ “Priming the Metrical Mind: A Cognitive Approach to the Prosody of Wallace Stevens” (with Natalie Gerber), ALA, Washington, D.C. May 2014.
“ “Translating Chaucer into English: Metrical Competition in the Fifteenth-Century in England,” ACLA, NYU. March 2014.
“ “Old English Free Verse? The Problem of the Peterborough Chronicle Poems,” SCMLA, New Orleans, Louisiana. October 2013.
“ “John Lydgate’s Memory Machine: a Study of Reading Habits,” 19th Annual West Chester University Poetry Conference, West Chester, Pennsylvania. June 2013.
“ “Uses of Creole in Derek Walcott’s ‘The Schooner Flight,’” Second Occasional Workshop in Linguistics and Literature, Austin, Texas. April 2007.
“ “Problems in Contemporary Academic Prose,” Second Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference, Austin, Texas. October 2005.
“ “Baudrillard and the Critique of Natural Languages,” First Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference, Austin, Texas. October 2004.
Select editorial work:
Co-editor, special issue, The Wallace Stevens Journal (in progress)
Co-editor, special issue, Texas Studies in Literature and Language (in progress)
Assistant Editor, Texas Studies in Literature and Language, 2012