PhD in Celtic & Gaelic

University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Awarded September 2021

Conferences and Presentations

  • Celtic Students Conference, March 2019: ‘I am much teased with the Irish’: Eoghan MacGilleoin (Hugh Maclean), Lachlan Campbell, and Gaelic Manuscript Production in Kintyre c. 1690-1710

  • International Congress of Celtic Studies, July 2019: Manuscript Production in Kintyre: Eoghan MacGilleoin and his Clan Campbell Patrons (c. 1690-1700)

  • Outlander Conference, originally planned for June 2020 (postponed; abstract accepted): ‘She’s even misspelled “help”!: The Mackenzie Men and Gaelic Education in the Scottish Highlands

  • This PhD Life Symposium, 21 October 2020 and 25 January 2021 – Knowledge and Balance via Informal Writing

  • Friends of the Argyll Papers Seminar Series, 2020-2021, May 2021 – “Manuscript Production in Kintyre c. 1690-1700: Eoghan MacGilleoin and his Clan Campbell Patrons”

  • UofG College of Arts Postgraduate Conference – Metamorphosis, 1-2 June 2021 – ‘“I hate a good man with a bad wife”: 250+ Years of Scottish Gaelic Poems on Hated Things’


  • Research Support Award – Summer/Fall 2018 – £136

    • For research at the Inveraray Archives occurring in August-Sept 2018

  • Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies Seedcorn Funding – Spring 2019 – £155

    • For digitisation of manuscripts and travel to archives in January-March 2019

  • Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies Scottish History Endowment – May 2019 – £375

    • For attending the International Congress of Celtic Studies in July 2019

  • McCaig Trust Postgraduate Research Support Award – Summer 2019 – £316

    • For visits to the Live Argyll Archives and the National Records of Scotland

MLitt in Celtic Studies with Merit

University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Graduated 2017

BA in English with Honors

McDaniel College, Westminster, Maryland, USA

Minors in Writing and Journalism & New Media

Graduated 2016

Study Abroad

  • University of Stirling, June-August 2014

  • Madre de Dios, Peru, January 2016

    • With the first iteration of The Forest Online.

    • At the Las Piedras Amazon Center, Las Piedras River, Las Piedras, Peru

Conference Presentations and Awards

  • Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award: April 2014

  • Jean Alpaugh Award for Interdisciplinary Study: April 2014

  • “Sacrifice, Submission, and Suicide: It’s Bad to be Good in Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Legend of Good Women.”

    • Ninth Undergraduate Conference in Medieval and Early Modern Studies

    • Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA: December 6, 2014

  • Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award: September 2015

Honor Societies

  • Alpha Lambda Delta

  • Lambda Iota Tau (disbanded)

  • Sigma Tau Delta

  • Phi Beta Kappa


  • Women’s Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field: Fall 2012-Spring 2016

  • Women’s Cross Country: Fall 2013-Fall 2015

  • Student Athlete Advisory Committee Representative for Women’s Track and Field: Fall 2014-Spring 2016

  • Honors Course Selection Committee – September 30, 2013

  • Writer and Editor for the McDaniel College Free Press