DSC_9157 - Version 2Assistant Professor of English, University of Montevallo


PhD, University of Rochester
MA, University of Rochester
BA, Smith College

Research and Teaching Interests:

  • Medieval Literature and Culture:
    • Major Middle English authors including Chaucer, Gower, Langland
    • Genres and traditions including political commentary, romance, and Robin Hood
    • Environments
  • Theory:
    • Space and place
    • Ecocriticism
    • Gender
  • Popular Culture and Literature:
    • Medievalism
    • Adaptation
    • ¬†Shakespeare and performance
  • Pedagogy:
    • Digital pedagogies
    • Classroom technology
    • First year writing

Most Recent Publication:

Robin Hood in Outlaw/ed Spaces: Media, Performance, and Other New Directions (Routledge 2017). Eds. Valerie B. Johnson and Lesley Coote.


Robin Hood Scholars, web presence for the International Association for Robin Hood Studies


Email: vjohnso6@montevallo.edu