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Harvard College Writing Program
One Bow Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 

Education

Ph.D., English, 2012
University of California, Irvine
Critical Theory Emphasis
Dissertation: Stigma in Shakespeare, directed by Julia Reinhard Lupton (co-chair), Victoria Silver (co-chair), and Ian Munro

M.A., English, 2006 
University of California, Irvine

B.A., English , 2004
San Diego State University 

Employment

2014-Pres.
Preceptor in Expository Writing
Harvard College Writing Program
Harvard University

2012-13 
Writing Lecturer
Department of Criminal Justice
California State University, Long Beach

Publications

Macbeth and Criminology.” College Literature (2018): forthcoming.

"'Savage and deformed': Stigma as Drama in The Tempest." Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England 31 (2017): forthcoming.

“‘When evil deeds have their permissive pass’: Broken Windows in William Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure.” Law and the Humanities (2017): forthcoming.

“‘You must needs be strangers’: Stigma and Sympathetic Imagination in Shakespeare’s Sir Thomas More.” Lincoln Humanities Journal 5 (2017): forthcoming.

“‘To be, or not to be’: Shakespeare Against Philosophy.” Shakespeare (2017): forthcoming, online before print: www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17450918.2017.1343376. [French Trans. “Être ou ne pas être’: Shakespeare contre la philosophie.” Trans. Oliver Norman. Shakespeare au Risque de la Philosophie. Ed. Pascale Drouet et Philippe Grosos. Paris, France: Éditions Hermann. 419-44.]

“The Hamlet Syndrome” (with Henry F. Fradella). Law, Culture, and the Humanities (2017): forthcoming, online before print: http://lch.sagepub.com/content/early/2016/01/12/1743872115626076.abstract.

“The Trouble with Disability in Shakespeare Studies.” Disability Studies Quarterly 37.2 (Spring 2017): http://dsq-sds.org/article/view/5430/4644.

“Violent Crime as Revenge Tragedy; Or, How Christopher Dorner Led Criminologists at CSU Long Beach to Shakespeare.” This Rough Magic (June 2016): http://www.thisroughmagic.org/wilson%20article.html.

“‘What Shakespeare Says About Sending Our Children Off to College.” Academe 102.3 (May/June 2016): https://www.aaup.org/article/what-shakespeare-says-about-sending-our-chi....

“Why We Write in College.” Writing on the Edge 26.1 (Fall 2015): 89-92.

“The Word ‘Criminology’: A Philology and a Definition.” Journal of Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law & Society 16.3 (Dec. 2015): 61-82.  [Russian trans. “Слово «криминология»: филологическое исследование и определение.” Actual Problems of Economics and Law 10.3 (2016): 227-51.]

“‘It started like a guilty thing’: The Beginning of Hamlet and the Beginning of Modern Politics.” CounterPunch (24 July 2015): http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/07/24/it-started-like-a-guilty-thing-th....

“Why I Write on My Mobile Phone.” The Chronicle of Higher Education 61.22 (13 Feb. 2015): B20.

“Shakespeare and Criminology.” Crime, Media, Culture: An International Journal 10.2 (2014): 97-114.

“Hath Not a Jew a Nose? Or, the Danger of Deformity in Comedy.” New Readings of the Merchant of Venice. Ed. Horacio Sierra. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013. 131-61.

“Interpretive Community.” The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Language Sciences. Ed. Patrick Colm Hogan. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. 405.

Invited Lectures and Interviews

“Shakespeare and Trump.” Lowell, MA: Moses Greeley Parker Lectures, Sept. 2017.

"Shakespeare and Trump." Interview with Neema Parvini, Shakespeare and Contemporary Theory, Nov. 2016. https://blogs.surrey.ac.uk/shakespeare/2016/11/25/shakespeare-and-contem....

“Shakespeare Across the Curriculum.” Gallaudet University and the Folger Shakespeare Library: First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, Aug. 2016.

“’To be, or not to be’: Shakespeare Against Philosophy.” Poitiers, France: Subjecting Shakespeare to the Risks of Philosophy, March 2016.

“You Must Re-Think This: What The Bard Tells Us About Broken Windows and Policing.” Washington DC: National Public Radio: Weekend in Washington, Nov. 20014.

“The Figure of Stigma in Shakespeare’s Drama.” Harvard University: Renaissance Colloquium, Sept. 2014.

“Richard’s Deformities.” UC Irvine: English and Comparative Literature Graduate Dissertation Colloquium, Nov. 2011. 

Fellowships, Grants, and Awards (Selected)

2016: Grant from the Office of Undergraduate Education for “‘To be, or not to be’: Shakespeare Against Philosophy” (Harvard)

2014: Certificate of Teaching Excellence from the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning (Harvard)

2014: Fuerbringer Summer Research Grant (Harvard)

2013: Grant from the College of Health and Human Services for Online Curriculum Development for Criminal Justice 304, “Criminological Theory” (CSU Long Beach)

2011: MLA Travel Grant

2011: Graduate Student Conference Travel Grant (UC Irvine)

2010: Graduate Student Conference Travel Grant (UC Irvine)

2009-10: Dissertation Year Fellowship (UC Irvine)

2007: Critical Theory Emphasis’ Seminar in Experimental Critical Theory Fellowship for Cartographies of the Theological-Political (UC Irvine)

2006-08: Research Assistantship for visiting scholar Stanley Fish (UC Irvine)

2005-06: Chancellor’s Fellowship (UC Irvine)

2003: Roberta Borkat Essay Contest Winner for “Milton, Satan, and Galileo: The Infernal Triad of Paradise Lost” (SDSU)

Conference Papers (Selected)

“Pluperfect Presentism.” Strategic Presentism. New York, NY: MLA Annual Convention, Jan. 2018.

“Shakestats: Writing About Shakespeare Between the Humanities and the Social Sciences.” Teaching Shakespeare: New Digital Challenges and Solutions. Philadelphia, PA: MLA Annual Convention, Jan. 2017. 

“Shakespeare on the Classics, Shakespeare as a Classic: A Reading of Aeneas’s Tale to Dido.” University of Hull, U.K.: Shakespearean Transformations: Death, Life, and Afterlives, Sept. 2016.

“Why Shakespeare? Irony and Liberalism in the Canonization Process.” University of Hull, U.K.: Shakespearean Transformations: Death, Life, and Afterlives, Sept. 2016.

“Stigma as Drama, Stigma as Rhetoric: From Shakespeare to Goffman and Back and then Forward.” Signs, Symptoms, Stigmata. Harvard University: American Comparative Literature Association Annual Convention, March 2016.

“Stigma in Shakespeare.” Case Western Reserve University: Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy, July 2014.

“The Figure of Stigma in Shakespeare's 3 Henry VI: Abnormality, Villainy, Irony, Tragicomedy.” Shakespeare I. San Diego, CA: Renaissance Society of America Conference, April 2013.

“The Ugly Truth: Thersites and the Satire of the Poetomachia.” Early Modern Disabled Bodies and Cultural Discourses. Seattle, WA: Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Jan. 2012. 

“Deforming Richard III in the Sixteenth Century: The Rhetoric of Disfigurement up to Shakespeare’s 2 Henry VI.” Poetry and Disability. Claremont, CA: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference, Nov. 2011.

“Shylock’s Nose.” UC Irvine: The Merchant of Venice: An Open Invitation?, Feb. 2011.

“The Advent and the Adventure: The Poetics of Imperfection in Revelation and The Faerie Queene.” Ends of Time: Apocalypses Ancient and Modern. Los Angeles, CA: Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Jan. 2011.

“The Unnatural Age of Margaret: Antiquating the Dramatic Ontology of Richard III.” Shakespeare. Albuquerque, NM: Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention, Oct. 2010.

“Anti-Figural Rhetoric and the Death of Physiognomy: Physical Deformity During the Philosophical Enlightenment.” Disability Studies and Eighteenth-Century British Literature and Culture. Salt Lake City, UT: South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 35th Annual Meeting, Feb. 2010.

Teaching Experience (Selected)

2014-17    EXPOS 20 (Freshman Composition): “Why Shakespeare?” (19 Sections)

2012-14     CCJ 110 (Lower-Division): “Introduction to Criminal Justice Research, Writing, and Reasoning” (11 Sections)

2012-14     CCJ 304 (Upper-Division): “Criminological Theory” (Team Taught; 5 sections)

2011-12     WR 139 (Upper-Division): “Form and Deformity: Physical and Academic Norms and Abnormalities” (4 Sections)

Spring 2011     ENG 102B (Upper-Division): “Pastoral and the English Civil War” (TA for Victoria Silver)

Fall 2010     WR 139 (Upper-Division): “Milton’s Paradise Lost”

2008-09     ENG 28B (Lower-Division): “Introduction to Drama” (2 Sections)

Fall 2008     ENG 28A (Lower-Division): “Introduction to Verse”

Summer 2008     ENG 230 (Graduate): “Hamlet and Revenge Tragedy (TA for Victoria Silver)

Summer 2008     ENG 102A (Upper-Division): “The Renaissance Self” (TA for Victoria Silver)

Winter 2008     ENG 103 / REL STD 100 (Upper-Division): “God: A Literary Introduction” (TA for Jack Miles)