Early Modern Europe
Advisors: Ethan Shagan, Jonathan Sheehan
M.A., History, University of Notre Dame
M.A.R., Religion (Liturgical Studies), Yale Divinity School and Yale Institute of Sacred Music
Certificate in Reformed Studies
- Religious cultures in early modern Europe
- English and Swiss Reformations
- Liturgy, ritual, and early music
- (Re)sacralization, disenchantment, and secularization
- Temporal and spatial studies
Grants, Fellowships, and Awards
2022 Liturgical Studies Prize, Yale Institute of Sacred Music
2021 Hugh Porter Award, Yale Institute of Sacred Music
2017 Nanovic Institute for European Studies Graduate Research and Travel Grant
2017 Nederlandse Taalunie Summer Fellowship, Columbia University
2017 Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, Professional Development Grant
2017 Nanovic Institute for European Studies Graduate Professional Development Grant
2016 Mellon Summer Institute in Vernacular Paleography Fellowship, Huntington Library
2016 Graduate Student Research Development Grant, Notre Dame Arts and Letters Advisory Council
2016 'Striving for Excellence in Teaching' Certificate, Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning
2014 Blaine T. Browne Student Paper Award, Florida Conference of Historians
Central European University, Vienna
Berkeley-London-Berlin-Instanbul-Freiburg-Vienna Early Modern History Workshop
Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgium
'History of the Book' summer course
Early Modern Dutch Language and Paleography summer intensive course
Huntington Library, San Marino, CA.
Tudor-Stuart English Paleography summer intensive course (secretary and italic hands)
Mellon Summer Institute in Vernacular Paleography
University College, London
Virtual course in Early Modern Dutch Language and Paleography
"Signs of the Times: The Soundscape and Iconography of Time in Reformation Europe" Sixteenth Century Society Conference, October 2022, Minneapolis, MN.
"Cathedral Music in Comparative Context: A Case Study of Two Seventeenth-Century Psalm Settings" Yale Institute of Sacred Music Colloquium, March 2022, New Haven, CT.
"Anamnesis and Adapted Memory: Time, Space, Art, and Materiality in the Reformed Liturgical Year," Societas Liturgica international conference, July 2021 (virtual).
Session Moderator, "The Sabbath Rest in Judaism: Time, Community, and Identity" at Yale Institute of Sacred Music conference, "Keeping the Sabbath from Antiquity to Modernity: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Time, Rest, and Cosmos," March 2021 (virtual).
“Fish, Cloth, and Gold: The Reformation and Material Culture in Early Modern London and Antwerp,” Sixteenth Century Society and Conference, October 2017, Milwaukee, WI. Also presented at the American Society of Church History, January 2018, Washington DC.
“Skipping Lent in Tudor England: Popular Resistance to Lent in the English Reformation” American Society of Church History and American Historical Association, January 2017, Denver, CO. Also presented at the Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies Multidisciplinary Graduate Conference, January 2017, Chicago, IL and the Notre Dame Early Modern Graduate Research Symposium, Notre Dame, IN, March 2017.
Session Organizer: “Popular Ritual and Festivity in Reformation and Post-Reformation Britain,” American Society of Church History and American Historical Association, January 2017, Denver, CO.
“Popular Religion in the English and Italian Reformations,” American Society of Church History, April 2016, Edmonton AB. (accepted but did not attend)
“Reforming Lent: Evangelical Lenten Sermons in the Edwardian Reformation,” Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies Multidisciplinary Graduate Conference, January 2016, Chicago, IL; presented also at the University of Notre Dame History Graduate Student Conference, April 2016, Notre Dame, IN.
“ ‘What Small Thing is it that Remains to Keep Us Apart?’: New England Congregational Thought on the Need for Continued Parish Reform in England, 1640-1660,” Georgia Association of Historians Annual Meeting, February 2015, Statesboro, GA.
"The Book of Common Prayer and the American Revolution" Florida Conference of Historians, February 2015, Lakeland, FL.
“Creating a Holy Community: The Genevan Consistory and Matrimonial Law, 1546-1557,” Florida Conference of Historians, January 2014, St. Augustine, FL.
Research assistant, Dr. Bryan Spinks, Bishop F. Percy Goddard Professor of Liturgical Studies, Yale Institute of Sacred Music (2021-2022)
Research assistant, Jonathan Edwards Center, Yale University (2021)
Research assistant to Dr. Susannah Monta, John Cardinal O'Hara Professor of English, University of Notre Dame (2019-2022)
Editorial Assistant, Archiv für Reformationgeschichte (2017-2018)
Instructor, Moreau First Year Experience course, First Year Studies, University of Notre Dame (2019-2020)
Teaching assistant, "Western Civilization since 1500," University of Notre Dame (Spring 2018)
Teaching assistant, "Christianity, Commerce, and Consumerism: The Last 1,000 Years," University of Notre Dame (Spring 2017)
Teaching assistant, "Western Civilization: Antiquity to 1500," University of Notre Dame (Fall 2016)
National Fellowships and Undergraduate Research Advisor (2018-2022)
Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement
University of Notre Dame
Professional Development Assistant (Summer 2018)
The Graduate School
University of Notre Dame
I am also a classical ballet dancer. I currently teach as an instructor at Berkeley City Ballet.