- Scholastic Education
- Biblical Exegesis
- Pastoral Care
- Editing Latin Texts
- University of Toronto, Ph.D. (2013)
- University of Toronto, M.A. (2008)
- University of Victoria, B.A. (2006)
History of Christianity
Intellectual history and education
Editor, with the collaboration of Isabelle Cochelin, Greti Dinkova-Bruun, Abigail Firey, and Giulio Silano. From Learning to Love: Schools, Pastoral Care, and Canon Law in the Middle Ages. Essays in Honour of Joseph W. Goering. Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies Press, 2017. 775 + xlviii pp.
Editor, with James Ginther, Lecturae super Genesim 1-11, by Stephen Langton. Under contract with the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies Press. Latin text 45 000 words, with introduction. In progress.
“Monastic Education and the Interpretation of Biblical Violence: Dinah and Thamar in Cistercian Literature.” The Mediaeval Journal. forthcoming. 11 000 words.
“William of Pagula’s Speculum religiosorum, Abbas vel Prior and Uthred of Boldon: The Authorship and Circulation of Two Fourteenth-Century Monastic Treatises.” Revue bénédictine 127 (2017): 364-387.
“Aquinas and ‘Alcuin’: A New Source of the Catena on John.” Recherches de théologie et de philosophie médiévales 83 (2016): 3-20. (co-author with Alexander Andrée and Richard Shaw)
“Tractatus de confessione ‘Activus contemplativo’: A Thirteenth-Century Confessional Treatise for Monks.” Mediaeval Studies 76 (2014): 1-56.
“A Treatise with Too Many Authors?: The Speculum novitii Attributed to Stephen of Sawley.” Cîteaux: Commentarii Cistercienses 65 (2014): 277-297.
Essays in multi-author volumes
“Bishops, Canon Law, and the Religious, c.1140-c.1350,” in The Cambridge History of Medieval Monasticism in the Latin West, edited by Alison Beach and Isabelle Cochelin. 2vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. 2: 1093-1108.
“From the University to the Cloister: The Manipulus florum and William of Pagula’s Speculum religiosorum,” in New Perspectives on Thomas of Ireland’s Manipulus florum: Proceedings of the Colloquium, 16-17 May 2014, edited by Jacqueline Hamesse, María José Muñoz, and Chris L. Nighman. Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies Press, 2018. 147-164.
“William of Pagula’s Speculum religiosorum: A Legal Compendium in a Work of Monastic Formation,” in The Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Congress of Medieval Canon Law, Toronto, 5-11 August, 2012, edited by Joseph Goering, Stephan Dusil, and Andreas Thier. Vatican City: Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, 2016. 573-580.
From French: Cécile Caby, “Introduction to the Sources of Late Medieval Monasticism.” In The Cambridge History of Medieval Monasticism, ed. Beach and Cochelin. 2: 941-957.
From Latin: Hildemar of Corbie, Commentary on the Rule of St. Benedict. Chp. 3 “On Bringing the Brothers to Counsel,” Chp. 56 “On the Abbot’s Table.” The Hildemar Project. Edited by Albrecht Diem, et al. www.hildemar.org. 2012-2014. 9500 words.
Aelred of Rievaulx, Homilies on the Prophetic Burdens of Isaiah, trans. Lewis White, intro. Marsha L. Dutton. Cîteaux: Commentarii Cistercienses, forthcoming, 710 words.
Bernard of Clairvaux, Sermons for the Autumn Season, trans. Irene Edmonds, rev. Mark Scott, intro. Wim Verbaal. Cîteaux: Commentarii Cistercienses 67 (2016): 383-384.
The First Life of Bernard of Clairvaux by William of Saint-Thierry, Arnold of Bonneval, and Geoffrey of Auxerre, trans. Hilary Costello. Cîteaux: Commentarii Cistercienses 67 (2016): 386-388.
3rd St. Michael’s Undergraduate Colloquium: “Knowledge, Action, Wisdom: What is Learning?” To be held at University of St Michael’s College, Toronto, January 25, 2020.