Alexander Lowe McAdams’ research focuses on the intersections between literature, emergent theories of science, and Western religious hermetic and esoteric philosophies. Since joining the department in 2014, she has had numerous opportunities to engage in multi-disciplinary research and inquiry, including her graduate fellowship for the 2017–2018 Rice Seminar, Forgery and the Ancient: Art, Agency, Authorship; the Paideia Institute’s prestigious five-week Living Latin in Rome program (2017); and City University of New York’s Summer Latin Institute (2016). Her continued interest in interdisciplinary work has provided fruitful avenues for both her research and teaching methods.
Early modern literature; science and religion; hermetic, occult, and esoteric philosophies
M.A. English, University of Massachusetts Boston
B.A. English, University of Mississippi