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- Ph.D., Vanderbilt University (in progress)
- M.A., Vanderbilt University
- M.A., University of Oklahoma
- B.A., University of Oklahoma
- Late Medieval and Renaissance Intellectual History
- Renaissance Constructions of Antiquity and the Middle Ages
- Early Modern Catholicism
- The Intersection of Philosophy and Literature in the Renaissance
- Religious Conversion in Early Modern England
- The Literatures of Mysticism (Fourteenth to Seventeenth Centuries)
- Mysticism and Textuality
- History of Apophatic Discourse
- Theories of the Baroque
- The Elusive Corpus: Reading the Catholic Mystical Body in Seventeenth-Century England
- Medieval Academy of America
- Renaissance Society of America
- Modern Language Association
- University Graduate Fellowship (Vanderbilt University: 2011-2016)
- Rudolph C. Bambas Fellowship (University of Oklahoma: 2008-2011)
- "Negative Theology," article co-authored with William Franke for the Springer Encyclopedia of Sciences and Religions
- Review Essay: Noam Reisner’s Milton and the Ineffable (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009), Milton Quarterly 45.3 (2011).
Professional Conferences and Presentations
"Dividing Cusanus: Reading Nicholas of Cusa in Early Modern England." International Congress on Medieval Studies Kalamazoo, MI (May 10, 2012).
“Between Sola Scriptura and Arcana Verba: Ineffability and Textuality in Seventeenth-Century England.” The Bible in the Seventeenth Century: The Authorised Version Quatercentenary (1611-2011) York, U.K. (July 7, 2011).
“Reading Teresa de Avila in the Seventeenth Century.” Hispanic Cultural Institute Norman, Oklahoma (November 9, 2010).
“From Mystical to Baroque: Teresa de Avila and her English Followers.” Tierra Tinta Conference University of Oklahoma (October 8, 2010).
“Right Belief and Right Knowledge: Epistemological Subversion in The Cloud of Unknowing.” International Medieval Congress Leeds, U.K. (July 13, 2009).
Panel Chair: “Heretical Cultures in England, II: Chaucer and Intellectual Culture.” International Medieval Congress Leeds, U.K. (July 13, 2009).
“Mental Picturing and the Medieval Similitudo: Prolegomenon toward a New Approach to Chaucer and the Nominalist Questions.” McNair Research Conference University of North Texas (February 19, 2008).