Department of English and Film Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University
Victorian literature; Deaf and Disability Studies; Animal Studies; History of Media and Technology
Reading Victorian Deafness: Signs and Sounds in Victorian Literature and Culture. Ohio University Press, 2013.
“‘I Listened With My Eyes’: Writing Speech and Reading Deafness in the Fiction of Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins. ELH: English Literary History 78.4 (Winter 2011).
“‘Perchance My Hand May Touch the Lyre’: Orality and Textuality in Nineteenth-Century Deaf Poetry.” Victorian Poetry 49.4 (Winter 2011).
“The Power of Deaf Poetry: The Exhibition of Literacy and the Nineteenth-Century Sign Language Debates.” Sign Language Studies 8.4 (Summer 2008): 348 – 68.
Guest co-editor with Christopher Keep. Victorian Review. Special Issue: Victorian Disability 35.2. Fall 2009.
SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of English, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
Ph.D., English Literature, Queen’s University