Her main areas of specialization are Renaissance literature, especially religious and political controversy in sixteenth-century literature, and epic as genre. Other areas of interest include allegory, medieval literature, classical literature, and the history of rhetoric.

Research Interests

  • British literature
Women's Studies, English
PhD, Ohio State University, English Literature, 1997
MA, University of Delaware, English Literature, 1987
BA, University of Delaware, English Literature, 1984
renaissance period renaissance studies medieval language or literature renaissance language or literature rhetoric