PhD Students

Sharon Wofford

Biography

Sharon Wofford is a PhD student in English at Boston College. She completed her BA in English with minors in French, Anthropology, and Medieval Studies at the University of Mississippi in 2015. Sharon earned her Master's in English with a certificate in Medieval Studies from the University of Mississippi in 2018. Her work focuses on Old English and Old Irish heroic literature, particularly on representations of death and bodies. Her Master's thesis, which dealt with ideas of bodily "wholeness," was titled "A Righteousness Housed in the Body: The Conception and Division of Kings' Bodies in Early Medieval Northwestern Literature."