Dr. Joseph Taylor Assistant Professor, English Department Biography For more information about Dr. Taylor as well as sample syllabus, visit his official site. Dr. Joseph Taylor's Curriculum Vitae Education Ph.D., Medieval and Renaissance Literature, University of Texas at Austin, 2009 M.A., English Literature, Virginia Tech, 2004 B.A., English, Virginia Tech, 1999 B.A., History, Virginia Tech, 1999 Classes Taught EH 101 - Freshman Composition EH 102 - Freshman Composition EH 105 - Honors Freshman Composition EH 205 - British Literature I EH 207 - Literatures and Cultures I EH 250 - Honors World Literature I EH 305 - Introduction to the Major and Minor EH 335 - British Literature Survey for English Majors and Minors EH 408 - History of the English Language EH 450 - Chaucer EH 451 - Middle English Literature Survey EH 451 - Arthurian Romance EH 508 - History of the English Language EH 551 - Middle English Literature Survey EH 551 - Arthurian Romance EH 649 - Special Topics: Medieval Monsters EH 650 - Chaucer EH 655 - Seminar in Medieval Literature EH 698 - Independent Study Affiliations Modern Language Association New Chaucer Society Medieval Academy of America Publications "Arthurian Biopolitics: Sovereignty and Ecology in Sir Gawain and the Carl of Carlisle." Texas Studies in Literature and Language 59, no. 2 (2017): forthcoming. As coeditor with Randy P. Schiff (SUNYBuffalo), The Politics of Ecology: Land, Life and Law in Medieval Britain. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 2016. Chapter with Randy P. Schiff, "Introduction: The Politics of Ecology" in The Politics of Ecology: Land, Life, and Law in Medieval Britain. Eds. Randy P. Schiff and Joseph Taylor. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 2016. 130. Chapter "Sovereign Ecologies: Securing the Royal Flesh in AngloNorman Historiography" in The Politics of Ecology: Land, Life, and Law in Medieval Britain. Eds. Randy P. Schiff and Joseph Taylor. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 2016. 179209. "Sovereignty, Oath, and the Profane Life in the Avowing of Arthur," Exemplaria 25.1 (2013): 3658. ""Me longeth sore to Bernysdale": Centralization, Resistance and the Bare Life of the Greenwood in A Gest of Robyn Hode," Modern Philology 110.3 (2013): 313339. "Chaucer's Uncanny Regionalism: Rereading the North in the Reeve's Tale," Journal of English and Germanic Philology,109.4 (2010): 468489.