'In the night the heart doeth wander' - Koheleth and Practical Divinity, Expression and Community in England, 1589-1603
Supervisor: Sarah Mortimer & Leif Dixon
Originally a tax lawyer from Denver, Colorado, Mike is the author of four law monographs, numerous professional journal articles, and online commentaries, as well as being a creative writer of prose, drama and comics; his ORCiD is 0000-0003-3686-1139. Especially drawn to creating historical fictions and period pieces, Mike is the author of the critically acclaimed, multi-volume graphic novel, Fever Ridge: A Tale of MacArthur’s Jungle War (vol. 1, IDW 2013; vol. 2 TBA). In 2014 he returned to the formal study of history, earned an MLitt in Reformation Studies at the University of St Andrews, and his current doctoral project at Oxford concerns the English engagement with the Book of Ecclesiastes during the 'long last decade' of Elizabeth's reign.