Curriculum Vitae

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Education

2021 – Ph.D. in English Literature (Anticipated)
University of Pennsylvania

2016 – M.A. in English Literature
Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization in Medieval Studies
The Ohio State University

2014 – Bachelor of Arts and Science in Honours Environment
Minor in English Literature
McGill University

Fellowships and Honours

  • Benjamin Franklin Fellowship (Penn 2016-21)
  • Delmas Foundation Scholarship (California Rare Book School 2018)
  • Distinguished University Fellowship (OSU 2014-15)
  • First Class Honours (McGill 2014)
  • Margaret Pratt Scholarship (McGill 2011-12)

Conference Participation

1. Selected Presentations

  • Fish: Friends, or Food? Medieval Perspectives on Aquatic Animals. Global Prehumanisms, University of Illinois (October 18-20, 2018).
  • Planh and Plants: The Vegetal Contexts of Troubadour Laments. 75th South Central Modern Language Association Convention, San Antonio (October 11-13, 2018).
  • “For They Kan Nat the Craft”: Art(ifice) and Chaucer’s Robotic Horse. Animals: Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference, University of Oxford (June 28, 2018).
  • “Le Diable qui parle par ta bouche”: Vulgar Language from Mankind to Michel Tremblay’s Les Belles-Soeurs. 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo (May 10-13, 2018).
  • Swearing in Church: Medieval Profanity and Québécois Sacres (roundtable). 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo (May 10-13, 2018).
  • “English Latin” and the Vulgarity Effect: Linguistic Discord in Middle English and Québécois Drama. Vagantes, University of Minnesota (March 22-24, 2018).
  • Snips, Snails, and Paper Trails: The Secrets of Penn Ms. Codex 627. Reading the Natural World: 24th Annual ACMRS Conference, Arizona State University (February 8-10, 2018).
  • A Horsly Gyn: Chaucer’s Squire as Poetic Engineer. Auctoritas: 9th Annual Medievalists @ Penn Conference, University of Pennsylvania (March 17, 2017).
  • “For They Kan Nat the Craft”: Art(ifice), (In)Completeness, and Chaucer’s Robotic Horse. Vagantes, University of Notre Dame (March 9-11, 2017).
  • “Verdiers d’amor”: Nature and Culture in the Troubadour Albas. Vagantes, Rice University (February 18-20, 2016).
  • Eden and the East: Medieval Travellers on the Edge. 57th Midwest Modern Language Association Convention (November 12-15, 2015).
  • Velum Scissum Est: Unveiling the Contents and Contexts of a Liturgical Fragment. Texts and Contexts, Ohio State University (October 30-31, 2015).
  • “No Gret Mervayle”: Truth and Nature in The Book of John Mandeville. Vagantes, University of Florida (February 19-21, 2015).
  • Origins, Functions, and Transformations of an Italian Musical Palimpsest (Poster). Marco Manuscript Workshop, University of Tennessee (February 6-7, 2015).

2. Exhibit Curation

3. Conferences Co-Organized

Teaching Experience

1. University of Pennsylvania

  • Spring 2018: Introduction to Shakespeare (Teaching Assistant).
  • March 2018: Workshop on Digital Editing and the Medieval Manuscript Roll (Junior Teacher).
  • Fall 2017: Chaucer: Medieval Poetry & Modern Performance (Teaching Assistant).

2. Ohio State University

  • Fall 2015, Spring 2016: First Year Writing (Instructor of Record).

3. AIESEC International & ICL Group of Colleges (Haryana, India)

  • Summer 2011: English as a Second Language (Teaching Intern).

Relevant Work Experience

Professional and University Service

Technical Skills and Training

Professional Memberships

Association for the Study of Literature and Environment; Canadian Society of Medievalists; Delaware Valley Medieval Association; New Chaucer Society; Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing.

Languages

1. Historical

  • Strong proficiency in Middle English, Old & Middle French
  • Reading proficiency in Latin, Old English, Old Occitan

2. Modern

  • Fluent French
  • Intermediate Spanish and Turkish
  • Basic Italian and Japanese