Canadian Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies (CSECS)
Daniel Defoe Society
Samuel Johnson Society of London
2012 - present — PhD, English Literature, University of Ottawa
2010 - 2012 — MA, Interdisciplinary Humanities (English Literature Stream), Trinity Western University
2006 - 2009 — BA, General Studies, Trinity Western University
2005 - 2006 — Certificate of Liberal Arts, Augustine College
Fields of Interest:
English Literature of the Long Eighteenth Century
Eighteenth-Century English Periodicals
Eighteenth-Century Aesthetic Theory
The Culture of Sensibility
Winter 2016 — ENG 1121, Literature and Composition II: Drama and Poetry
Fall 2014 — ENG 1100, Workshop in Essay Writing
2016 - present — Research Assistant, Department of English, University of Ottawa
2012 - 2015 — Teaching Assistant, Department of English, University of Ottawa
Scholarships and Awards:
2014-2017 — Joseph-Armand Bombardier Doctoral CGS
2014-2017 — University of Ottawa Excellence Scholarship
2012-2014 — University of Ottawa Admission Scholarship
“Samuel Johnson, Periodical Publication, and the Sentimental Reader: Virtue in Distress in The Rambler and The Idler.” Lumen: Selected Proceedings from the Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 36 (2017): 21-35.
“Teleology in Samuel Johnson’s Rasselas.” Renascence: Essays on Values in Literature 64.3 (2012): 221-32.
“Samuel Johnson, Periodical Publication, and the Pathetic: Virtue in Distress in The Rambler and The Idler.” States of the Book. Canadian Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies. Simon Fraser University. 14-17 October 2015.
“‘Understanding only in part’: Hermeneutic Aptitude in Jane Austen’s Emma.” Enlightenment Constellations. Canadian Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies. University of Western Ontario. 16-19 October 2013.
“(D)evolving Forms: Literary Genre and the Strain of War in Early Modern Britain” (with Dr. Holly Faith Nelson). Re-Imagining Genre. Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society. Gonzaga University. 20-22 October 2011.