B.A., Theatre and English, University of Kentucky
Research interests: ecocriticism, performance studies, political performance, 20th/21st century drama


Playing Against Extinction: “The Dreaded Comparison” and the Distribution of the Human in Mlima’s Tale.” In Nonhuman Animals, Climate Crisis and the Role of Literature, edited by Sune Borkfelt and Matthias Stephen, Palgrave MacMillan (Forthcoming).

“Infiltration and Efficacy: A Performance Analysis of Ecoactivism in the Age of Corporate Hegemony.” ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 27, no. 3 (2020). DOI: 10.1093/isle/isaa155.

Wellesley Girl: Emotion, Democracy, and the Contemporary Dystopia.” Journal of Contemporary Drama in English 7, no. 2 (2019). DOI: 10.1515/jcde-2019-0038.

“Black Sea Files: Transnational Ecologies, Counter Cartographies, and Diffuse Agency in Ursula Biemann’s Video Essay,” Transnational Cinema 9.3 (Fall 2018). doi: 10:1080/20403526.2018.1`527052.

Prizes and Awards:

Won the 2018 Association for Theatre in Higher Education Graduate Student Competition, for her essay “Theatre of the World: Toward an Affirmative Ethics of Animal Performance,” and was invited to present the paper at the annual convention.


“Cultivating Collectives: Performance and Ecology for the Anthropocene”