Ph.D. in English, in progress Rutgers University

B.A. with High Honors in English Literature and Interpretation Theory, 2016 Swarthmore College

Areas of specialization

Postcolonial and global Anglophone; novel theory; narratology; digital humanities; book history and histories of reading

Research and teaching positions

September 2016 - present: Research assistant for Professor Rachel Sagner Buurma, Swarthmore College

September 2016 - June 2017: Post-Baccalaureate Fellow for Digital Scholarship, Penn Libraries

Summer 2016: Assistant Project Manager and Seminar Leader, Early Novels Database, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Penn Libraries

Summer 2015: Summer Research Fellow, Early Novels Database


Monckton; Or, The Fate of Eleanor (1802)”; “Nature; Or, A Picture of the Passions (1803/4)”; “Modern Literature: A Novel (1804)”; and “Truth in the Garb of Fiction: Or, Sketches from Real Life (1809).” Co-authored with Rachel Sagner Buurma. Forthcoming in The Cambridge Guide to the Eighteenth-Century Novel, 1660-1820, edited by April London.

Technical skills

Intermediate Python, including some natural language processing; web design, including Wordpress, Jekyll, HTML, CSS, and Liquid; metadata standards, including MARC XML and Dublin Core


Latin (intermediate)