- BA Hons in History, Northwestern University; Ph.D. French Literature and Language, Thesis in Comparative Literature, Northwestern University
- Scholar-in-Residence at the Folger Shakespeare Library (1985-1996)
- Member of:
- The Cambridge Medieval French Research Seminar (2002-14)
- The Comitato scientifico della 'Biblioteca di Studi Inglesi'
(Edizione di Storia e Letturatura, Rome)
- Association de C.E.M. Université de Picardie
- London Medieval Society
- International Société Rencesvals
- International Courtly Literature Society
Theoretical approaches to literature and art history, Lacanian theory, narratives and apocalyptic figuration in Medieval beast literature, expression and configuration of light in Old French romance, gender/genre implications, narrative structures and the construction of kingship in Old French epic and Medieval and Renaissance analogues, negotiations with primordial figuration in troubadour poetry and parallels in narrative design of other genres, literary tradition and Thomas Hobbes’s Historia Ecclesiastica, issues in modernism, expression and configuration of light in the works of Stephane Mallarmé, Old and Middle English literature, Old Icelandic literature, the theory and practice of literary translation.
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Advisory Board of Dialogoi, a multi-cultural and multi-lingual journal published at the Department of English, Universita di Roma Tre
Fellow of British Higher Education Association
Society for the Study of Medieval Languages.
British Comparative Literature Association
Society for French Studies
Teachers of Old English in Britain and Ireland.