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2016, BA English, Rhodes College

2019, MA English, University of Alabama


I read and write about satire from Chaucer to Sterne. I’m currently thinking about the strengths and limitations of satire as a genre: is ridicule ever an effective way of inculcating moral change, or is it mostly good at confirming divisions and broadcasting quarrels? Additional interests include epic poetry, classical reception, and Njal’s Saga.


Mellon Fellowship, 2019-2024