Academic interests

Nineteenth-Century British literature; Children's and Young Adult Literature; Adaptation Studies; History of the Book; Narrative Theory


Nineteenth-Century British Fiction (L348); Children's Literature (L390); Literature for Adolescents (L376); Women and Literature (L207); English Literature Survey II (L302)


William Riley Parker Prize in British Literature. Indiana University. 2015. National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Scholar. “Performing Dickens: Oliver Twist and Great Expectations on Page Stage, and Screen.” Dickens Project. Summer 2014. Patrick Brantlinger Dissertation Fellowship. Indiana University, Victorian Studies Program. 2014-2015. Albert Wertheim Dissertation Fellowship. Performance Studies. Indiana University Department of English. 2012-2013.


“Pickwick’s Other Papers: Continually Reading Dickens.” Victorian Literature and Culture. 44.1 (2016): 19-41. “The Oliver! Phenomenon; or, ‘Please sir, we want more and more!’” Co-written with Joss Marsh. Dickens Bicentenary Special Issue, Dickens and Modernity. Ed Juliet John. Essays and Studies. 65 (2012): 150-170.


Co-editor. Streaky Bacon: A Guide to Victorian Adaptations. 2016-present.

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