PhD candidate (ABD), History, McGill University
MLIS, Archives, McGill University, 2010
MA, Medieval Studies/Book History and Print Culture, University of Toronto, 2008
Areas of interest
Manuscript studies and book history
Codicology and paleography
Medieval and early modern medicine
Selected papers and presentations
With Sharon Rankin and Darren N. Wagner. "Touch Tables for Special Collections Libraries: Curators Creating User Experiences." RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage, 19, no. 1 (2018).
With Edward Reichman. “A Tour of the Osler Library of the History of Medicine Through Jewish Eyes.” Hakira: Flatbush Journal of Jewish Philosophy and Thought, 24 (2018): 75-89.
"Specular Art and Science: Mirror Metaphor in Medieval Alchemical Texts." In Specular Reflections: The Mirror in Medieval and Early Modern Culture, ed. Nancy Frelick. Turnhout: Brepols, 2016.
"Aims and Approaches in Special Collections Assessment: A Case Study from the Osler Library." RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage, 16 (2015): 101-112.
"La Bibliothèque publique juive et la communauté juive francophone de Montréal." The Future of the Past: The Jewish Public Library of Montreal, 1914-2014. Montreal: Concordia University Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies, 2015.
With Christopher Lyons. "Revisiting the Library as Laboratory at the Osler Library." In Meetings with Books: Special Collections in the 21st Century, ed. by Jillian Tomm and Richard Virr. Montreal: McGill University Library and Archives, 2014.
Review of Herbs and Healers from the Ancient Mediterranean through the Medieval West: Essays in Honor of John M. Riddle, ed. Anne Van Arsdall and Timothy Graham. British Journal of the History of Science 47, no. 2 (June 2014): 369-371.
"Anatomy Theaters, Legal Dramas, and Landscape Staging: Unexpected Performances in Special Collections," with Svetlana Kochkina and Jennifer Garland. Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of the American College and Research Libraries Preconference, July 2013.
"In hoc antiquo libro: A Study of Osler Library MS 480 (De anima in arte alchemiae)." 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan Univ., May 2012.
Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
Association of Canadian Archivists
Awards, honours, and fellowships
ACRL ESS De Gruyter European Librarianship Study Grant (2018)
Newberry Library/Ecole nationale des chartes Exchange Fellowship (2010-2011)
Provost Graduate Fellowship, History Department, McGill University (2010)