Research

 

Books

Lady Ranelagh: The Incomparable Life of Robert Boyle’s Sister (University of Chicago Press, 2020)

(co-editor with Sara Pennell) Reading and Writing Recipe Books 1550-1800 (collection of essays, Manchester University Press, 2013)

Journal Articles

‘Such a Sister Became Such a Brother’: Lady Ranelagh’s Influence on Robert Boyle”. Intellectual History Review 25.1 (2015), pp. 21-36.

“Lady Ranelagh’s Book of Kitchen-Physick? Reattributing Authorship for Wellcome Library MS 1340”, Huntington Library Quarterly 77.3 (2014), pp. 331-346.

Essays and Book Chapters

“‘Communicating Medical Recipes: Robert Boyle’s Genre and Rhetorical Strategies for Print” in The Palgrave Handbook to Early Modern Science and Literature, ed. Howard Marchitello and Evelyn Tribble (Palgrave, 2016), pp. 209-228.

“The Rhetoric of Medical Authority in Lady Katherine Ranelagh’s Letters” in Women and Epistolary Agency in Early Modern Culture 1450-1690, ed. James Daybell and Andrew Gordon (Routledge, 2016), pp. 96-109.

“Medical Networks and Textual Evidence: Re-Evaluating Authorship in Early Modern Manuscript Recipe Books” in Reading and Writing Recipe Books 1550-1800, ed. Michelle DiMeo and Sara Pennell (Manchester University Press, 2013), pp. 25-46.

(co-author with Rebecca Laroche) “On Elizabeth Isham’s ‘Oil of Swallows’: Animal Slaughter in Early Modern Women’s Medical Recipes” in In Dialogue with Nature: Eco-Feminist Approaches to Early Modernity, ed. Rebecca Laroche and Jennifer Munroe (Palgrave, 2011), pp. 117-41.

“Openness vs. Secrecy in the Hartlib Circle: Revisiting ‘Democratic Baconianism’ in Interregnum England”, in Secrets and Knowledge: Medicine, Science and Commerce 1500-1800, ed. Elaine Leong and Alisha Rankin (Ashgate, 2011), pp. 105-24.