Chaucer; Wycliffism and Lollardy; mystical writings; anticlericalism;
penitential writings in Old and Middle English; political and religious themes in Old and Middle English.
Chaucer and the Culture of Dissent: The Lollard Context and Subtext of the Parson’s Tale (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2007).
Compunction and Shame in Anglo-Saxon Literature (in preparation).
• ARTICLES AND CHAPTERS IN BOOKS
‘Reading God: Visions and Re-visions in Julian of Norwich’s Revelations of Divine Love‘, in Kathleen Cawsey and Jason Harris (eds), Transmission and Transformation in the Middle Ages (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2007).
‘The Old Ways and The New: The Heterodoxy of Sir John Clanvowe’s The Two Ways‘, in Karen Hodder, Brendan O’ Connell and Amanda Piesse (eds), The Old Ways and the New: A Festschrift in Honour of John Scattergood (Forthcoming with Four Courts Press).
‘”Why sholde I sowen draf out of my fest?”: Chaucer and the false prophet motif’, in Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin and John Flood (eds), Heresy in Early English Literature (Forthcoming with Boydell and Brewer).
Old English Language and Literature
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
History of the English Language
I am completing an M.A. on Learning and Teaching in Higher Education.