My research focuses on The Book of Margery Kempe and the issues surround her text. These include affective piety, the gift of tears, virginity, erotic spirituality, pilgrimage, authorial authority and the relative significance of body and soul.
• 2006-2009 Doctoral Teaching Fellowship English Department NUI Galway.
The ‘Making’ of a Woman’s Life: The Book of Margery Kempe
• Power in the Middle Ages Postgraduate Medievalists’ Conference
Funded by various bodies within the National University of Ireland Galway.
• Shakespearean Comedies
• Undergraduate Tutorials