BA, 2003, University of Richmond; MA, 2005 (English Literature), University of Connecticut; MA, 2007 (History of Art), University College London; PhD, 2012, English: Critical and Cultural Studies, University of Pittsburgh. Publications: Reading in the Dark: Horror in Children's Literature and Culture, edited by Jessica McCort; Sculpture Victorious: Art in an Age of Invention, 1837–1901, exh. cat. edited by Martina Droth et al; Nineteenth-Century Contexts; The 'Evil Child' in Literature, Film and Popular Culture, edited by Karen J. Renner; Victorian Periodicals Review, Education Special Issue.

Personal Statement

My research focuses on British print culture of the long nineteenth century, particularly illustration and children's literature.

Current Interests

The work of Edward Gorey has been my most enduring fascination.


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