m.a. candidate and teaching assistant
B.A. Carleton College (Northfield, MN) 2012
Special Student, Harvard University (Cambridge, MA) 2012-2013
Undergraduate Thesis: “There is no contagion, there is no evil portent”: Arabic Responses to Plague and Contagion in the Fourteenth Century
The medieval eastern Mediterranean, particularly Sicily, Anatolia, and the Levant; cross-cultural interactions and multi-cultural communities between Christians and Muslims; Plague in the Middle East, its occurrence, practical effects on society, and medical theory; Archaeology; and Economic History.