Associate Professor of French Cultural Studies
Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program | Women’s and Gender Studies Program | Global Studies Program
- Involuntary Confessions of the Flesh in Early Modern France (Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2016).
- Peer reviewed articles
“The Impossible Strip Tease: Nudity in John Calvin and Michel de Montaigne.” Renaissance and Reformation 37.1 (2014): 65-86.
“Tracing the Origins of Success: Implications for Successful Aging,” co-authored with Peter Martin, Iowa State University. Contribution: 75%. The Gerontologist 2014. DOI: 10.1093/geront/gnu054.
“Competing Codes and Involuntary Confessions of the Flesh in the Princesse de Clèves.” The Romanic Review 103.1-2 (2012): 233-253.
“’Innocence Interrupted:’ Bewusstsein and the Body in Heinrich von Kleist.” Colloquia Germanica 45.2 (2012): 129-143.
Peer Reviewed Chapters in Edited Volumes
“Sins, Sex, and Secrets: The Legacy of Confession from the Decameron to the Heptaméron.” In Reconsidering Boccaccio: Medieval Contexts and Global Intertexts, ed. Olivia Holmes and Dana Stuart. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2018. 403-23.
- Invited Article Submissions
“What Women Know: Female Knowledge in the Heptaméron.” L’Esprit Créateur 57.3 (2017): 21-32.
Courses Taught at Nebraska
- MODL/GLST 101, Windows to the World
- MODL 189H, Gender in World Literature
- FREN 201/2/210, Intermediate French
- FREN 204, Advanced Composition
- FREN 301, Representative Authors I
- FREN/ENGL/WMNS/MRST 388, Body Language: Love, Politics, and the Self in French Literature
- FREN 491/891, Forbidden Love
- FREN 491/891, French Fairy Tales
- FREN 491/891, Love and Death
- FREN 491/891, French Autofiction
- MODL 870, Introduction to Literary Criticism
- FREN 929, Special Topics: Survey of Medieval and Renaissance Literature
- FREN 929, Special Topics: French Women Writers