Hebrew Bible; New Testament; Biblical interpretation and criticism; English novels; Romantic poetry; Culinary history


“Little Exquisite Can Be Expected of a People So Extremely Barbarous” (Making Sense of Food, Oxford University Press, 2013)
Words To Eat By: Five Foods and the Culinary History of the English Language (St. Martin’s Press, 2011)


Subjects taught the current academic year:

Subjects taught in recent years:

21L.456 The Bible: Old Testament: The Hebrew Bible (Fall 2021)

21L.456 The Bible: Old Testament (Fall 2020)

21L.457 The Bible: New Testament (Spring 2022)

21L.457 The Bible: New Testament (Spring 2021)

21L.707 Problems in Cultural Interpretation: The Written Kitchen: Reading Women's Cookbook and Food Blogs (Spring 2022)