Harvard College Writing Program
One Bow Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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
Preceptor in Expository Writing
Harvard College Writing Program
Department of Criminal Justice
California State University, Long Beach
“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)