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Time Literary Supplement Review of Pens and Needles, 2011
University of Wyoming, Ellbogen Award for Meritorious Classroom Teaching, 2011
Outstanding Merit in Research Award, University of Wyoming, 2010
Huntington Library/British Academy Research Fellowship, 2010
Folger Shakespeare Library Fellowship, 2009-10
Golden Apple Award for Freshman Teaching, 2000
three Mortar Board Top Prof Awards
Fred Slater Award
Voted A&S Top Ten Teacher
"Best Essay of 1999" Award for "Sewing Connections: Elizabeth Tudor,
Elizabeth Talbot, Mary Stuart, and Anonymous Seventeenth-Century
Needleworkers." Society for the Study of Early Modern Women.
Presidential Lecturer, University of Wyoming, 1999
Interview with Scott Simon about the film Elizabeth, Weekend Edition, NPR, 1997
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for College and University Teachers, 1995-96
Pens and Needles: Women's Textualities in Early Modern England. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, July 2010.
Elizabeth I: The Competition for Representation. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993; second edition (paperback) 1997.
Co-editor with Karen Robertson. Maids and Mistresses, Cousins and Queens: Women's Alliances in Early Modern England. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.
"Materializing Authorship in Esther Inglis's Books." Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (Duke), fall 2002, 32:3, pp. 469-492; issue edited by Maureen Quilligan.
"Re-visoning the Renaissance: On the Perils and Pleasures of Reviewing the Past." Introduction to a gathering of essays co-edited with Sara Jayne Steen for the journal Quidditas, with articles by Retha Warnicke, Carole Levin, James Fitzmaurice, Elizabeth McCutcheon, and Sheila ffolliott. Quidditas, vol. 20: 1999.
"Of Chastity and Violence: Elizabeth I and Edmund Spenser in the House of Busirane." Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society (University of Chicago Press), vol. 20 (autumn, 1994), pp. 49-78.
"The Myth of Elizabeth at Tilbury," Sixteenth Century Journal, vol. 23 (spring, 1992), pp. 95-114.
Chapters in Books:
“Shakespeare’s Embodied Queens: Elizabeth Tudor and Mary Stuart, from Histories to
Romances.” A Handbook of Shakespeare and Embodiment: Gender, Sexuality, Race. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Ed. Valerie Traub. Forthcoming.
"Embroidery, Women and Fashion in the Early Modern Period." In The Fashion History Reader: Global Perspectives. Ed. Giorgio Riello and Peter McNeil. London: Routledge, 2010, pp. 111-114.
“Elizabeth When a Princess: Early Self-representations in a Portrait and a Letter.” In The Body of the Queen: Gender and Rule in the Courtly World, 1500-2000. Ed. Regina Schulte. New York: Berghahn Books, 2006, pp. 43-60.
"Anne of Denmark and Historical Contextualization in Shakespeare and Fletcher's Henry VIII." In Privileged Women and Politics in Early Modern England. Ed. James Daybell. London: Ashgate/Scolar Press. 2004, pp. 181-193.
"Courtly Entertainments." Catalogue of the Exhibition Commemorating the Four Hundredth Anniversary of Elizabeth's Death. Ed. David Starkey and Susan Doran. Greenwich: National Maritime Museum, 2003, pp. 73-80.
"Queens and the Structure of History in Henry VIII." The Blackwell Companions to Shakespeare: The Poems, Problem Comedies, Late Plays. Ed. Richard Dutton and Jean Howard. Oxford: Blackwell, 2003, pp. 427-444.
"Elizabeth When a Princess: Self-representation in a Portrait and a Letter." Der Koeper der Koenigen. Frankfurt: Campus Verlag, 2002, pp. 49-66.
"Incest and Authority in Pericles, Prince of Tyre." In Thicker than Water: Incest and the Literary Imagination. Ed. Elizabeth Barnes. University of Florida Press, 2002, pp. 39-58.
"Of Chastity and Rape: Edmund Spenser Confronts Elizabeth I in The Fairie Queene." Revised reprint, "Of Chastity and Violence" essay published in Signs. In Representing Rape in Medieval and Early Modern Literature. Ed. Elizabeth Robertson and Christine M. Rose. New York: Palgrave, 2001, pp. 353-379.
"Women's Relations to Textiles in Othello and Cymbeline." In Early Modern Visual Culture. Ed. Clark Hulse and Peter Erikson. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2000, pp. 215-250.
"Maternal Textualities." In Maternal Measures: Figuring Caregiving in the Early Modern Period. Ed. Naomi Miller and Naomi Yavneh. Ashgate: Burlington, Vermont, 2000, pp. 224-238. (collection won "Best Collaborative Project" Award, Society for the Study of Early Modern Women).
Co-author with Karen Robertson. "Introduction." In Maids and Mistresses, pp. 3-17.
"Sewing Connections: Elizabeth Tudor, Elizabeth Talbot, Mary Stuart, and Anonymous Seventeenth-Century Needleworkers." In Maids and Mistresses, pp. 165-82.
"Elizabeth I" in Oxford Encyclopedia of English Literature, forthcoming, 2005.
"Early Modern English Women Writers" in Encyclopedia of Literary Criticism, 1998.
Shakespeare Quarterly, Biography, Literature and History, Renaissance and Reformation, Renaissance Quarterly, Shakespeare Studies (e.g., 2003 reviews include Wendy Wall, Staging Domesticity for Essays in Theatre / Etudes Thâtrales; Carole Levin, The Reign of Elizabeth I for Shakespeare Studies and Leeds Barroll, Anna of Denmark: A Cultural Biography for Biography; 2004 reviews include Wendy Wall, Staging Domesticity; Leeds Barroll, Anna of Denmark: A Cultural Biography; 2003 reviews included Carole Levin, Elizabeth I; Carole Levin, et al. Extraordinary Women of the Medieval and Renaissance World ; 2000 reviews included Sarah Mendelson and Patricia Crawford, Women in Early Modern England 1550-1720 for Renaissance and Reformation; 1998-99 reviews included Jean Howard and Phyllis Rackin, Engendering a Nation, for Shakespeare Studies; Julia Walker, Dissing Elizabeth, for Shakespeare Quarterly).
2011-2013 M.A. Director
2004-2007 Chair, Department of English, University of Wyoming
2001-2004 Graduate Advisor, Department of English
1997-1998 Chair of the Faculty Senate, University of Wyoming
1996-1999 Director of Undergraduate English Honors