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B.A., University of Michigan (1990)
M.A., University of Arizona (1994)
Ph.D., University of Arizona (1999)
- 18th-Century British and Postcolonial Literature and Culture
- Ethnic Studies and Literature
- Gender and Sexuality Studies
Undergraduate Courses Taught:
2020 Adapting the Eighteenth Century: A Handbook of Pedagogies and Practices, (co-edited with
Kirsten T. Saxton.) Boydell & Brewer Ltd (University of Rochester Press), 2020.
Formats: Hardcover and Ebook. Sole author of chapter “Eliza Haywood’s Bad Habits”
2019, 2016, 2015
Publishing, 2015; Routledge Press, 2016; Reprinted in Paperback form, Routledge Press, 2019
Reviewed in Nordic Sports Studies Forum, Malmo University, Sweden (9/16), SEL Studies in
English Literature 1500-1900 (summer 2017), Eighteenth-Century Life (9/18). SEL listed the book
as “particularly exciting this year” in Haggerty, G. E. "Recent Studies in the Restoration and
Sole author of chapter “Boxing for England: Daniel Mendoza and the Theater of Sport”
Literature, AMS Press, 2004. Reviewed in Times Literary Supplement (London, 4/05), Choice (3/05), Studies in English Literature (Summer 2005), 18th-Century Intelligencer (2/06)
Articles, Book Chapters, Encyclopedia Entries, and Reviews (abbreviated)
“Arpasia; Or, The Wanderer.” The Cambridge Guide to the Eighteenth-Century Novel,1660-1820, Ed. April London. Cambridge University Press, 2020-2021. 1200 words. (in press)
“The Nabob: A Novel. In A Series of Letters. By at Lady. In Two Volumes.” The Cambridge Guide to the Eighteenth-Century Novel,1660-1820, Ed. April London. Cambridge University Press, 2020-2021. 1200 words. (in press)
“Ideology and Satire in English Bareknuckle Boxing Literature.” Cultures of Boxing. Ed. David Scott. Oxford: Peter Lang, 2015
“Empire.” Samuel Johnson in Context. Ed. Jack Lynch. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012: 182-190.
"Gender & Genre." Aphra Behn Online: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830. 2.1 (2012).
Assignment in Pedagogy Share, Aphra Behn Online: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts 1640-1830 2.1 (2012)
“Anna Maria Falconbridge.” Dictionary of African Biography. Ed. Henry Louis Gates & Emmanuel K. Akyeampong. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. (online and in print)
“Having Text: Desire and Language in Haywood's Love in Excess and The Distressed Orphan.” Eighteenth-Century Fiction. 22.2 (2009): 279-308.
Introduction and general editor: “Memorial Special Feature: Douglas Canfield,” Eighteenth-Century Theory and Interpretation (guest editor), 46:3 (Fall 2005)