current Lecturer in medieval and early modern English, University of Limerick (2015-)
previously Research Associate, School of Humanities, University of Bristol (2014-2015)
Teaching Fellow, English Department, University of Bristol (2013-2014)
IRC Marie Curie CARA Postdoctoral Mobility Fellow (2010-2013) School of English & Drama, Queen Mary University of London/School of English, University College Cork.
NUI Postdoctoral Fellow (2007-2009), School of English, University College Cork.
Full-Time Temporary Lecturer in Medieval and Renaissance Literature (2006-2007), School of English, University College Cork.
Medieval manuscripts & early printed books; genre theory; medieval & Renaissance drama; book history/textual materiality; text and hypertext; Romantic and Victorian medievalism; outlaw literature; bibliography and textual editing; history of science & medicine; Anthony Burgess.
Readings on Audience and Textual Materiality, eds. Graham Allen, Carrie Griffin and Mary O’Connell. London: Pickering and Chatto, 2011 (http://www.pickeringchatto.com/titles/1417-9781848931596-readings-on-audience-and-textual-materiality).
“Bookish Types: Some Post-Medieval Owners, Borrowers and Lenders of the Manuscripts of The Wise Book of Philosophy and Astronomy“, in Middle English Texts in Transition: A Festschrift Dedicated to Toshiyuki Takamiya on his 70th Birthday, eds Simon Horobin and Linne R. Mooney (Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer/York Medieval Press, 2014), pp. 220-240.
“Reconsidering the Recipe: Materiality, Narrative and Text in Later Medieval Instructional Manuscripts and Collections”. In Consumers, Consumables, and Consumption: Manuscripts and Early Printed Books, 1350–1550, eds E. Cayley and S. Powell. Exeter: Exeter Studies in Medieval Europe, 2013.
“‘Lynes of My Lore’: Judas and the Mark of Mars in the York Play of The Conspiracy“, The Mediaeval Journal 1.2 (2011): 23-42.
“Alliterative Verse and Lyrics”, The Year’s Work in English Studies. Oxford University Press, for The English Association, vol. 90 (2011): 223–232.
“The Forrester’s Manuscript: A Book on the Margins?”, in Stephen Knight (ed.), Robin Hood in Greenwood Stood: Alterity and Context in the English Outlaw Tradition. Turnhout: Brepols, 2012, pp. 119-33.
“‘A Good Reder and a Deuoute’: Instruction, Reading and Devotion in The Wise Book of Philosophy and Astronomy”. Journal of the Early Book Society For Manuscripts and Printing History 10 (2007), 104-126.
-Irish Research Council New Foundations grant for the Charles Clark Digital Archive Project (http://charlesclark.wordpress.com/), January – May 2013 (with M. O’Connell)
-Irish Research Council Fellowship for Learning and Information from Manuscript to Print: Attitudes, Materiality, and Organization, 1350–1650, for the Material Readings in Early Modern Culture Series, general eds James Daybell and Adam Smyth (Aldershot: Ashgate). Completion date: September 2014
– National University of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2007-2009, to edit the Wise Book.
– Teaching on Lit. 1 (1200-1500); Lit 2 (1500-1700); Contemporary Writing 1945-present; Shakespeare; Poetry; Critical Issues (Theory) at University of Bristol.
– Lecturer and Seminar Leader on ESH110, Literatures in Time, first year survey course, Queen Mary, University of London.
– MA Medieval and Renaissance English, UCC; Palaeography and Manuscript Studies Section & classes on Women’s Writing and Folk Drama.
–Medieval Romantic; third-year seminar course with Dr Mary O’Connell (see http://medievalromantic.wordpress.com)
–The Hero in Early Literature: Text and Hypertext; second year seminar course with Dr Orla Murphy (see http://heroespage.wordpress.com)
– Making Books, Shaping Readers Graduate Training Module on Book History and Textual Materiality, UCC, April 22nd – 24th 2008
– Have supervised six first class honours MA theses on medieval and Renaissance literature
-C0-supervisor of an IRCHSS-funded scholar working on Tudor drama and occular culture.