Born and raised all over the world, I've lived in 8 different countries and traveled to many more. In the midst of my travels, I did my BA and first MA at BYU in English, a second MA in Medieval Studies at Leeds, and an MPhil in English Literature at York. I appear to still be on the move.
Research InterestsFantasy and ecopsychology in children's and young adult literature.
Marriage and family in Anglo-Saxon literature, women and silence, medievalism, modern Arthurian and mythic literature.
Teaching InterestsChildren's and Young Adult literature, especially fantastic and highly imaginative literature. Special interest in authors such as Madeleine L'Engle, L.M. Montgomery, Louisa May Alcott.
Early British literature, Anglo-Saxon studies, medievalism.