- Women in medieval northern France (Picardy/Champagne) and Ireland
- Social history of religion
- Medieval archaeology and landscape studies
- Hagiographies and saints’ cults
- Digital Humanities
“De Monasterio Desolato: Politics and Patronage in an Irish Frontier Convent,” in The Journal of Medieval Monastic Studies, Vol. 4 (2015), 21-45.
“Précis of the 2014 Barry Prize Winner: Loughsewdy alias Plary: a Cistercian Nunnery Reconsidered”, in Eolas: The Journal for the American Society of Irish Medieval Studies 8:1 (2015), 135-41.
“Family and Finances in Fifteenth-Century Dublin” in History Ireland 22:3 (May/June 2014), 16-19.