Professor of French; Director of Graduate Studies
Office Address: 13 University Place, 621, New York, New York (US) 10003
Phone: (212) 992-9509
Areas of Research/Interest: Medieval literature, philosophy, culture; contemporary theory and criticism
Knowing Poetry: Verse in Medieval France from the Rose to the Rhétoriqueurs (with Armstrong). Cornell, 2011.
Thinking Through Chrétien de Troyes (with Stahuljak, Green, Kinoshita, McCracken). Boydell and Brewer, 2011.
Editor, The Cambridge Companion to Medieval French Literature (with Gaunt). Cambridge, 2008.
The Place of Thought: The Complexity of One in Medieval French Didactic Poetry. U. Penn, 2007.
Zizek: A Critical Introduction. Polity Press, 2003.
A Short History of French Literature (with Bowie and Cave). Oxford, 2003.
Courtly Contradictions: The Emergence of the Literary Object in the Twelfth Century. Stanford, 2001.
The Chanson de geste in the age of romance: Political Fictions. Clarendon, 1995.
Subjectivity in Troubadour Poetry. Cambridge, 1990.