Instructor, College of Arts and Sciences
Department of English, Humanities & Communications
Worldwide College of Arts & Sciences
- M.A. - Master of Arts in English, University of South Florida
- M. - Master in Letters (Shakespeare & Performance), Mary Baldwin College
Danielle is currently a Ph.D. candidate in English Literature at the University of South Florida where she specializes in early modern drama and digital humanities. She also has master’s degrees in English Literature and Shakespeare and Performance from the University of South Florida and Mary Baldwin University, respectively, as well as a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has 10 years of experience in teaching writing and literature and spent 7 years working in a writing center, including 4 years as a Writing Center Director. Her literature research focuses on the genre analysis of revenge tragedy, including diachronic and synchronic corpora analyses of early modern revenge tragedy and early modern medical texts using R and Python. In writing studies, her research focuses on defining writerly embodiment and recovering the body in writing processes. Outside of academia, Danielle loves ballroom dancing with her husband (Micah) and participating in ballroom dance competitions where they have won several awards. As a former gallery resident, Danielle also loves making and collecting art. She also co-habits with two sibling cats (Basie and Billie) and two parrots (Esther and Ollie).