Educational Background & Specialties
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Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: English, University of Toronto, 1996 - none
  • M.A. : English, University of Toronto, 1991 -
  • B.A.: English and History, Rutgers University, Henry Rutgers Scholar, 1990 -


  • Old English language and literature
  • literatures and cultures of late antiquity and the early Middle Ages
  • medieval Latin literature, Celtic and Germanic languages and literatures
  • Middle English literature and Early Modern/Renaissance literature
  • folklore and folktales; oral tradition
  • traditions of exegesis, historiography and geography in the Middle Ages
  • science-fiction, fantasy, and horror literature/media
  • reception of classical and biblical literature