- PhD Medieval Studies, Cornell University
- MA Medieval Studies, Cornell University
- MA English, Oregon State University
- BA English, Oregon State University
Old English language and literature; Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Latin literature and culture; hagiography and homilies; prose writings; folklore and popular religion; Germanic languages and literatures; history of the English language
My primary research focus is on Old English religious literature, especially prose saints' lives, homilies, expressions of Christian (especially patristic) theology, and popular religion and folklore, including proverbs.