I have specialties in the literature and language of both the Old and Middle English periods. My research program centers on the concept and uses of tradition.
education and training
- Ph.D. in English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - (Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States) 2003
- M.A. in English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - (Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States) 1996
- B.A. in University Scholar, Baylor University - (Waco, Texas, United States) 1994
- Britt Mize, .. (2010). Working with the Enemy: The Harmonizing Tradition and the New Utility of Judas Iscariot in Thirteenth-Century England. The Journal of Medieval Religious Cultures. 36(1), 68-110.
- Mize, B. (2008). Manipulations of the mind-as-container motif in Beowulf, Homiletic Fragment II, and Alfred's Metrical Epilogue to the Pastoral Care. Journal of English and Germanic Philology. 107(1), 25-56.
- Harper, E., & Mize, B. (2006). Material Economy, Spiritual Economy, and Social Critique in Everyman. Comparative Drama. 40(3), 263-311.
- Mize, B. (2006). The representation of the mind as an enclosure in Old English poetry. Anglo-Saxon England. 35, 57-90.
- Mize, B. (2001). Adam, and Chaucer's Words Unto Him. The Chaucer Review. 35(4), 351-377.
- Mize, B. (2012). Traditional subjectivities: The old English poetics of mentality. University of Toronto Press.
- Mize, B. A. (1996). The Hunt-temptation Complex in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
recent teaching activities
chaired theses and dissertations
- Davis, Matthew Evan (2013-12). The Apostelesse's Social Network: The Meaning of Mary Magdalene in Fifteenth-Century East Anglia. (Doctoral Dissertation)
- Peterson, Noah (2011-05). An Examination of the Family in \"The Tale of Sir Gareth\". (Master's Thesis)
- Peterson, Noah (2011-05). An Examination of the Family in “The Tale of Sir Gareth”. (Master's Thesis)
Texas A&M University; English; 4227 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4227