Ph.D., University of Massachusetts at Amherst 1996
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
“Deformity of the Maternal Pelvis in Late Eighteenth-Century Britain,” Reproduction in the Eighteenth-Century, ed. Raymond Stephanson, University of Toronto Press, 2013. Invited contribution.“
'Made in Imitation of Real Women and Children’: Obstetrical Machines in Eighteenth-Century Britain.” The Female Body in Medicine and Literature. Eds. Andrew Mangham and Greta Depledge, (Liverpool University Press, 2010) 59-88. paperback, fall 2012.
Review of Jenny Davidson, Breeding: A Partial History of the Eighteenth-Century (Columbia UP, 2009) in The Scriblerian and The Kit-Cats 43.2 (spring 2011): 261-3.
Curated an exhibit at the Dittrick Medical History Center, Case Western Reserve University. Title of exhibit: La machine of Mme du Coudray: The obstetric manikin in 18th century midwifery (Oct. 2010)
Editor, Eighteenth-Century British Midwifery, 12 vols. Pickering and Chatto, 2007-9.
- 18th-C British Literature and Culture
- History of Science and Medicine
- History of Midwifery
- Feminist Theory and Women's Literature
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
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COURSES TEACHINGSummer 2014
- ENG 21011 - 721 College Writing Ii
- ENG 21011 - 700 College Writing Ii
- ENG 25002 - 700 Literature In English Ii
- ENG 34003 - 700 British Literature , 1660 - 1800
- ENG 11011 - 704 College Writing I