After receiving my PhD from King’s College London in 2013, I lectured for a brief spell at the University of Leeds, before being appointed as Lecturer in Early Medieval English Literature at the University of Manchester in September 2014.
I am the author of Nonhuman Voices in Anglo-Saxon Literature and Material Culture (Manchester University Press, 2017) and the co-editor of Medieval Science Fiction (KCLMS, 2016). My current research examines modern translations and poetic responses to Old English riddles, and I am also working on a long-term study of 'craft' in Anglo-Saxon literature.
At Manchester, I teach a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses on topics such as Beowulf, Old English literature, Middle English literature, modern medievalism, translation and critical theory.
I am the deputy director of MANCASS (Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies), early career representative for TOEBI (Teachers of Old English in Britain and Ireland) and one of the General Editors of the Manchester Medieval Literature and Culture book series.