Jayme is a PhD student focusing on Early Modern literature. Her academic interests include early modern constructions of gender and masculinity, literary fictions of authorship, and early modern conceptions of immortality and eschatology, especially as they relate to the body. Her dissertation research focuses on immortality, the body, and eschatology in the poetry of Shakespeare, Donne, Milton, and others. In the 2015-2016 academic year, Jayme served as the Vice President for the Early Period Studies Group and as the Graduate Studies Committee Representative for the English Graduate Organization (EGO). She has been teaching Introduction to Rhetoric and Composition, Technical Writing, and Writing for the Social Sciences since 2013, and she is currently teaching Myths and Mythology (CMLIT 108) and Virtual Worlds (CMLIT 013) in the Department of Comparative Literature.