I am performance studies and theatre history scholar. My research interests include medieval Iberian performance and devotional practices, affective piety, puppetry, theater architecture, and phenomenology of space. I currently serve on the editorial board of Early Drama, Art and Music (Medieval Institute Publications) and I am an active member of the American Society for Theatre Research and the Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society. I have been involved with Title V and National Endowment for the Humanities grants aimed at integrating humanities and STEM disciplines.

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Recent publications

Ritual, Spectacle, and Theatre in Late Medieval Seville: Performing Empire. Yorkshire: ARC Humanities Press, 2023. A full-length study of performance and intercultural exchange and conflict in late medieval Andalusia. The book is nominated for the New Voices Open Access Award.

The City Performs: An Architectural History of NYC Theater.” An ArcGIS Story Map with information on, and images of, over 400 georeferenced historical and contemporary theater buildings in New York City and the four boroughs (November, 2021).

“Sites of Performance and Circulation.” A Cultural History of Tragedy in the Middle Ages, ed. Rebecca Bushnell, pp. 27-48. London: Bloomsbury, 2020.