Reader in Renaissance Literature, Queen Mary University of London
Sir Thomas Browne: The World Proposed (Oxford, 2008), edited with Reid Barbour.
Bee (Reaktion, 2006)
Thomas Browne and the Writing of Early-Modern Science (Cambridge 2005)
Edith Wharton's Social Register (2000)
British Academy Research Development Award (2008)
Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship (2008)
Rose Mary Crawshay Prize (British Academy, 2005)
Literature and scientific investigation in the 17th century
General editor of the complete works of Sir Thomas Browne (8 vols), forthcoming from OUP 2015-2019.