PhD English
University of Cambridge

Dissertation: ‘The Vice and Sinnekens: A Study of Dramatic Traditions in Medieval and Sixteenth-Century England and the Low Countries’
Supervisors: Mrs Elsa Strietman and Dr Peter Happé (University of Southampton)
Examiners: Professor Richard Beadle and Professor Bart Ramakers (University of Groningen)

MPhil General Linguistics and Comparative Philology
University of Oxford

Dissertation: ‘The Syntax of Ælfric’s Alliterative and Non-Alliterative Prose’
Supervisor: Professor Eric G. Stanley

MPhil Medieval and Renaissance Studies
University of Glasgow

Dissertation: ‘Women and Devils in Medieval Literature’
Supervisor: Dr James Simpson

BA (Hons) Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Lancaster University
First Class

Diploma ASO Latin-Mathematics
Koninklijk Atheneum III Gent (Belgium)


University of Sheffield
School of English
Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow

University of Toronto and University of Bristol
Centre for Drama, Theatre, and Performance Studies, and Department of English
Marie Curie Research Fellow

Bangor University
School of English
Lecturer in English Literature

University of Oxford
New College 
Lecturer in Old and Middle English

University of Southampton


Faculty Small Grant, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Sheffield (2016) – with Dr. Eliza Hartrich and Dr. James Cook

Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship for Career Development, European Commission Research Executive Agency (2013-2016)

Arts and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Award (2005-2009)

Honorary External Research Studentship, Trinity College, University of Cambridge (2005-2009)

Honorary Isaac Newton Trust European Research Studentship, University of Cambridge (2005-2009)


Prize for best postgraduate essay, Association for Low Countries Studies (2007) for ‘Jan Smeeken: Sinnekens and Devils’, European Medieval Drama 12 (2008), 49-66

Lola Maud Dalton Prize for Italian, Lancaster University (1999)

Bevington Prize, Lancaster University (1999)

Staging Experience 

Director, Northampton Abraham and Isaac, Drama Studio (November 2016)

Director, Rules of Love (Lancelot of Denmark), Poculi Ludique Societas (Toronto, 2014)

Assistant Director, A Medieval Christmas: Such Splendid Sight Was Never Seen, Poculi Ludique Societas (Toronto, 2013)

Production Assistant and Flemish Consultant, Three Farces from Three Lands, Poculi Ludique Societas (Toronto, 2013)

Assistant to the director, Die Frau ohne Schatten, La Monnaie (Brussels, 2005)

Professional Memberships and Internships

Medieval English Theatre Society (Secretary, 2016-2019)

Poculi Ludique Societas (Board Member, 2013-present)

Records of Early English Drama Education and Outreach Committee (Coordinator, 2013-2015)

Société Internationale pour l’Étude du Théâtre Médiéval (Representative for Great Britain, 2007-2010)

Old English Reading Group, Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics, University of Oxford (2009-2011)

Medieval Reading Group, University of Cambridge (Interdepartmental Officer, 2005-2007)

Dramaturgy Department, La Monnaie (Intern, 2005)

Books and Manuscripts Department, Christie’s (Intern, 2004)

Western Manuscripts Department, Sotheby’s (Intern, 2004)