Graduate Teaching Assistant

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Park Hall 10.8

M.A. in English Literature, Michigan State University, 2019

B.A. in English and Humanities, Milligan College, Dec. 2016

Selected Publications:

“The Art of Eternal Disaster: Tolkien’s Apocalypse and the Road to Healing.” Forthcoming in Tolkien Studies: An Annual Scholarly Review.

“‘No Pagan ever loved his god’: Tolkien, Thompson, and the Beautification of the Gods.” Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature, vol. 37.1 (Fall/Winter), 2018. Download the article here.

Review Essay of There Would Always Be a Fairy Tale: More Essays on Tolkien, by Verlyn Flieger, Kent State UP, 2017. Fafnir: Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research, vol. 5.1, 2018. Access the review here.

Current & Upcoming: article series on characters in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth legendarium.

My Research Areas and Approaches