Research & Publications


Race and the Recipe Imaginary in Early Modern England (in progress)
A monograph on recipes, crafting epistemologies, and racecraft in early modern England.


Teaching Recipes, Race, and Erasure in the Early Modern Classroom • forthcoming in Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching

Glass Bellies and Artificial Wombs: Gender, Science, and Reproduction in Early Modern Alchemical Performance • Science and Performance, ed. Coleman Nye, special issue of Performance Matters 3.2 (2017): 41-56.

Discandying Cleopatra: Preserving Cleopatra’s Infinite Variety in Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra • Studies in Philology 113.3 (2016): 595-633 • Honorable mention prize for best article in the field of early modern women and gender, Society for the Study of Early Modern Women.

Navigating Past, Potential, and Paradise: The Gendered Epistemologies of Discovery and Creation in Francis Godwin’s Man in the Moone and Margaret Cavendish’s Blazing World • Gendering Time and Space in Early Modern England, eds. Katherine R. Larson and Alysia Kolentsis, special issue of Renaissance and Reformation / Renaissance et Réforme 35.1 (2012): 113-138.


Vampires, Alterity, and Strange Eating,” in Food and Literature, ed. Gitanjali Shahani, Cambridge University Press, 2018, pp. 270-286.


Before ‘Farm to Table’ Short-Term Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library, 2019 • Cultures of Culinary Preservation: Domestic Arts, Foreign Foodways, and Race in Early Modern Britain

Charles Montgomery Gray Short-Term Fellow, Newberry Library, 2019 • Cartographic Games: Visualizing World-Division in Seventeenth-Century English Geographical Playing Cards


The Recipes Project: Food, Magic, Art, Science, and Medicine
Contributing author