2015, M.Phil. Medieval and Renaissance Literature, Cambridge University
2014, Pedagogy, Brooklyn College (non-degree)
2013, A.B. English Literature & Theater, Brown University
Margaret Maurer’s research focuses on sixteenth- and seventeenth-century literature and science, especially alchemy and chymistry. She explores the interaction between literature and science through manuscript and print culture, the material book, and book history.
- “‘The undiscovered country’: Shakespeare, Star Trek, and Intertextual Narratives in Station Eleven,” Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction (vol. 48, issue 134, p. 32-44), November 2019.
- “Receiving Alchemical Knowledge”, The Recipes Project, 2018.
- Student Undergraduate Teaching Award, UNC Chancellor’s Awards, Spring 2021
- Erika Lindemann Award for Demonstrated Excellence in Teaching, UNC English and Comparative Literature Department, Spring 2020
- Professional Development Award, UNC Writing Program, Fall 2018-Spring 2021
- Dean’s Fellowship, UNC Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Spring 2022
- Off-Campus Dissertation Fellowship, UNC Graduate School, Fall 2021
- Jerry Leath Mills Research Travel Grant, Studies in Philology, Spring 2020
- Medieval and Early Modern Studies Research Grant, UNC MEMS, Spring 2020
- Pre-Dissertation Exploration Award, UNC Center for Global Initiatives, Spring 2020
- The Languages of Nature: Science, Literature, and the Imagination Travel Grant, Folger Shakespeare Library, September 2019
- Ruth Rose Richardson Award for Outstanding Record in the First Year of Graduate Study, UNC Department of English and Comparative Literature, August 2018
- A Folger Orientation to Research Methods and Agendas Travel Grant, Folger Shakespeare Library, May 2018
- Incubator Award, UNC-Chapel Hill Libraries, 2018
- Digital Rolls and Fragments Graduate Workshop, Beineike Library, November 2017
- Medieval and Early Modern Studies Small Research Grant, UNC MEMS, 2017
- Millie Helen Hicks Premium, Brown University, 2013