Personal Statement:

My research looks at the ways that food and food culture provide insight into the development of identity.

Fields of interest: British Empire, Nationalism, Gender History, Atlantic World, Food History

Advisor: Erika Rappaport

Tentative Dissertation Title: “Food Anxieties and the Development of Colonial Hybrid Identities in the Eighteenth Century British Atlantic” –

Selected Publications:

“Elegant Dishes and Unrefined Truths: A Culinary Search for Identity in Eighteenth-Century Britain,” Eighteenth-Century Thought 6 (2016): 61-81.

“Finding a ‘Genteeler Taste’: Navigating the Waters of British High Society with Good Taste, 1715-1815,” De Achtiende Eeuw 48 (2016).