Assistant Professor

Before coming to Marquette, I received my Ph.D from the University of Toronto, my B.A. from Bryn Mawr College,and taught in the Foundation Year Programme at the University of King's College in Halifax, Nova Scotia. My primary research fields are British Romanticism (with a particular emphasis on poetry), literature and medicine, and Narrative Medicine. My book manuscript, The Poetics of Palliation, examines how Romantic literary writing engaged with British medical ethics and beliefs about pain in the 18th and 19th century and how these beliefs shape contemporary work in the medical humanities. Additionally, I am working on a co-edited collection examining well-being in pedagogy and an edited edition of the medical poetry found in 18th- and 19th-century medical journals. I also enjoy reading and writing literary speculative fiction.


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Fall 2018

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Fall 2018

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English Department

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