Professor (Ph.D. Cornell)
Seventeenth-Century British Literature
Office: Humanities 214B
TEACHING AND INTERESTS
Specialties and interests: Seventeenth- Century literature, especially Shakespeare, Jonson, and Milton; political radicalism, then and now; eighteenth-century novel; early American literature; rhetoric; mandolins; "The Simpsons"; and the Arsenal Football Club.
Current Project: "Toward Latinitas: Revising the Defensio" (forthcoming article).
Recent publications include: "'Quid nomine populi intelligi velimus': Defining the People in Milton's 'Second Defense'" in Milton Studies 36, 2006.