B.A. Alfred University
M.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Recent courses taught:
ENGL 352, Rewriting the Victorians
FYEC 233, Mad Scientists
ENGL 353, Children's Literature
Victorian ghost stories and early psychology, nineteenth-century science and technology,
the history of children’s literature and contemporary children’s and YA literature,
political economy and identity
"'Of All the Times of the Year': Festival Time and Ghost-Seeing in A Christmas Carol."
Victorians Institute Journal 40 (2012): 57-77.
"The Three Veils: Death, Mourning, and the Afterlife in The Secret Garden."
Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden: A Children's Classic at 100.
Eds. Jackie C. Horne and Joe Sutliff Sanders. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2011.
“Political Economy and Women’s Work in Jean Ingelow’s Mopsa the Fairy.” Women’s
Writing 16:3 (2009): 452-469.
“’Formed for labour, not for love’: Plain Jane and the Limits of Female Beauty.”
Bronte Studies 34.3 (2009): 234-246.
“Spirit Photography and the Victorian Culture of Mourning.” Modern Language Studies
37.2 (2008): 8-31.
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