EDUCATION
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A., Hispanic Literature: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A., Spanish, Sewanee:The University of the South
B.A., Economics, Sewanee:The University of the South
 
TEACHING INTERESTS
Spanish for the Professions (Business Spanish)
Medieval and Early Modern Spanish literature and culture
History and Culture of Spain
Phonetics/History of the Spanish Language
Online and blended language education
 
RECENT PUBLICATIONS
“Chivalry without Borders: A Classroom Collaboration between English and Spanish Medievalists,” co-written with Carol Jamison. Forthcoming in a special joint issue of the ADE/ADFL Bulletin

"Chivalric Chronicles, Battles, and Alternative Heroic Models in Bernal Díaz del Castillo’s Historia verdadera de la conquista de la Nueva España.” Letras Hispanas. Accepted. 

“Identity and the Masculine Body in Medieval Sports.” In A Cultural History of Sport in the Medieval Age (600-1450). Ed. Noel Fallows. New York: Bloomsbury. Forthcoming.

“Suiting Up the Hero: Legacies of Medieval and Rennaisance Armor and Identity in Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins.” The Journal of Popular Culture. Accepted.

“Blogging to Build Digital Literacy and Community Awareness.” The Language Educator 11.4 (2016): 36-39.

“Idealizing Wounds: Reality and Fiction in the Depiction of Injuries in El Victorial.”Hispanic Journal 35.2 (13-24).    

Rev. of Stephen Rupp’s Heroic Forms: Cervantes and the Literature of War. Hispanófila. Forthcoming.

Rev. of Ramon Llull’s The Book of the Order of Chivarly, translation by Noel Fallows. La corónica 44.1 (231-34).