PhD, English, The University of Toronto (2009)
MA, BA, English and Film Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa (2000)
Shakespearean Actors and their Playhouses in Civil War London, a book on the fates of seventeenth-century actors and their commercial venues during the English Civil Wars and Interregnum, the eighteen-year period (1642-60) when public performances were ostensibly prohibited by the revolutionary English Parliament.
REED London: The Cockpit-Phoenix : an edited collection of seventeenth-century manuscripts and printed documents illustrating the history of the Cockpit-Phoenix playhouse in Drury Lane (for The Records of Early English Drama).
- seventeenth-century poetry
- early modern prosopography
- editing early English drama
- horror in literature, film, and philosophy
ENGL-420, Hamlet and its Mysteries (Fall '18)
ENGL-373, "All is Not Sweet": Jonson, Middleton, Webster (Spring '17)
ENGL-373, Tragedy after Marlowe (Spring '16)
ICSM-10512, Shakespeare in America (Fall '16)
ENGL-331, The Erotic Renaissance (Fall '13)
ENGL-331, English Renaissance Beasts (Spring '12)
"The Drury Lane Cockpit at War, 1646-49," Shakespeare Bulletin 37.1 (2019), 67-87.
"Was Shakespeare 'not a company keeper'? William Beeston and MS Aubrey 8, fol. 45v," Shakespeare Quarterly 68.4 (2017), 351-373.
A Critical Edition of Robert Greene’s The Honorable History of Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay (Q1594). Queen’s Men Editions. https://qme.internetshakespeare.uvic.ca/edition/FBFB/index.html General Ed. Helen Ostovich, with Peter Cockett and Andrew Griffin, 2017.
“Marlowe and Theater History,” Christopher Marlowe at 450, eds. Sara Munson Deats and Robert A. Logan. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2015, 281-308.
“Lost Stage Friars and their Narratives,” in Lost Plays in Shakespeare’s England, eds. David McInnis and Matthew Steggle. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, 208-228.
"Elizabeth Beeston, Sir Lewis Kirke, and the Cockpit's Management during the English Civil Wars." Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England 27 (2014),161-191.