PhD student, Graduate Teaching Associate
A doctoral candidate in the English Department, Emily studies Renaissance Literature and Feminist Theory.
- English Renaissance Literature
- Feminist Theory and Literature
- M.A. English, Appalachian State University, 2012
- B.S. Secondary Education English, Appalachian State University, 2009
- "Review of James M. Bromley and Will Stockton's Sex before Sex: Figuring the Act in Early Modern England" in Comitatus 45, 2014
- Graduate Teaching Associate (2013-present)
- Writing Center Tutor for L2 Learners 2017-present
- Nathalia Wright Research assistant 2015-16
- Mentor to Graduate Teaching Assistants, Fall 2015, Spring 2016
- Proctor and Grader for English Placement Exam, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016
Awards, Honors & Grants
- Keith P. Taylor Grant for Drama in Stratford, London, and Edinburgh program, University of Tennessee, Department of English, 2017
- Newberry Renaissance Consortium Grant, Marco Institute and the Newberry Library, February 2015
Associations & Organizations
- MARCO Institute, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
- Southeastern Renaissance Conference member
- National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) 2010-2011
“Visualizing Research: Conversations about Teaching Research Poster Design.” First-Year Composition Professional Development Workshop Series for English 102/118. University of Tennessee. Knoxville, TN. April 21, 2016. Co-Presenters: Anne Breyer and Heather Williams.
“Documentation Workshop” Appalachian State University Writing Center Professional Development Workshop. Appalachian State University. Boone, North Carolina. Jan. 2011. Co-presenters: Rachel Stickland, Alexander Mentus, and Amaria DeMao.
“Economy and ‘Honesty’ in Thomas Middleton’s A Chaste Maid in Cheapside.” Southeastern Renaissance Conference. University of South Carolina, Columbia. October 2017.
“‘Silent Submission’: The Effacement of Rape in Contemporary Fiction by Female Authors.” Global Issue Conference: International Women’s Rights. University of Tennessee, Knoxville. April 2015.
“Before I know myself seek not to know me’: Self and Carnal Knowledge in Shakespeare’s Venus and Adonis.” Southeastern Renaissance Conference. University of North Carolina, Greensboro. October 2014.
“‘Be bold, be bold. . . be not too bold’: Britomart, Beauty, and Chastity in Book III of Edmund Spenser’s Faerie Queene.” “Marginal Women in Medieval Literature” Panel, Southeastern Medieval Association Conference. Appalachian State University, Boone, NC. October 2013.
“‘Be bold, be bold. . . be not too bold’: Beauty and Chastity in Book III of Edmund Spenser’s Faerie Queene.” 15th Annual Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors. Appalachian State University, Boone, NC. April 2012.