University of Oregon, Eugene, OR (2020- )
Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities, Department of English
- Center for the Study of Women in Society
- New Media and Culture Certificate
- Interim Director, New Media and Culture Certificate, Graduate Division, University of Oregon (2023-24)
- Director, Minor in Digital Humanities, Department of English, University of Oregon (2022-24)
Utah State University, Logan, UT (2016-20)
Assistant Professor of Literature, Department of English
University of Wisconsin-Madison
- Ph.D., English (2016)
- Ph.D. minor, History of Science (2016)
- M.A., English (2011)
New York University
- B.A. summa cum laude, with Highest Honors in English & American Literature (2009)
- B.A. summa cum laude, Journalism & Mass Communication (2009)
Speculative Enterprise: Public Theaters and Financial Markets in London, 1688-1763. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2021. 272 pages. Longlisted for the Society for Theatre Research Theatre Book Prize. Reviewed in The Scriblerians and the Kit-Cats, Eighteenth-Century Studies (forthcoming), and Journal of British Studies (forthcoming).
PEER-REVIEWED DIGITAL PROJECT
London Stage Database. Principal Investigator and Project Director. Funded by the NEH Office of Digital Humanities (2018-19); peer reviewed by ABO, 18thConnect, and Reviews in Digital Humanities. Featured in The Economist and Nightingale magazine.
- “From Manual to Digital: Women’s Hands and the Work of Eighteenth-Century Studies.” Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture 52 (2023): 491-516.
- “Nobodies and Somebodies: Embodying Precarity on the Early Modern English Stage.” Theatre Survey 63.2 (May 2022): 205-32.
- “Plague Literature and Pandemic Pedagogy.” Restoration 45.2 (Fall 2021): 37-46.
- “Recovering the London Stage Information Bank: Lessons in Preservation from an Early Humanities Computing Project.” Digital Humanities Quarterly 11.3 (Fall 2017).
- “Archives, Numbers, Meaning: The Eighteenth-Century Playbill at Scale.” With Mark Vareschi. Theatre Journal 68.4 (December 2016): 597-613.
- “‘Virtue is as much debased as our Money:’ Generic and Economic Instability in Love’s Last Shift.” Modern Philology 114.1 (August 2016): 59-81.
- “‘An infusion of the modern spirit into the ancient form:’ Textual Objects and Historical Consciousness in George Eliot’s Romola.” Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net 62 (October 2012).
- “Materialisms and the Cultural Turn in Digital Humanities.” In Intermediate Horizons: Book History and Digital Humanities, 167-184. Edited by Mark Vareschi and Heather Wacha. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2022.
- “Plotting the ‘Female Wits’ Controversy: Gender, Genre, and Printed Plays, 1670-1699.” In Early Modern Studies after the Digital Turn, 35-59. Edited by Laura Estill, Diane Jackaki, and Michael Ullyot. Tempe: Iter/Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2016.
- English Theatrical Anecdotes, 1660-1800. Eighteenth-Century Life. 2,000 words, forthcoming.
- The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. 4. Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal 17.2 (Spring 2023).
- Literature in Context. Reviews in Digital Humanities 3.2 (February 2022).
- Style, Computers, and Early Modern Drama: Beyond Authorship. Renaissance Quarterly 72.3, Fall 2019.
- Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries. British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. 12 February 2012.
- “Speculative Enterprise: Public Theaters and Financial Markets in London, 1688-1763.”
- Works-in-Print series, Oregon Humanities Center, Eugene, OR, April 2022.
- Works-in-Print series, Department of English, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, February 2022.
- Pre-performance talk for A Bickerstaff’s Burying. Theatre and Performance Studies Caucus, American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (virtual), April 2021.
- “The London Stage Database: Recovering Past Digital Humanities Projects for Future Users.” Digital Matters Speaker Series. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, January 2019.
- “Recovering the London Stage Information Bank (1970-1978): Data Preservation Lessons from an Early Humanities Computing Project.” Rebecca J. Holz Series in Research Data Management, University of Wisconsin-Madison, September 2015.