Natasha Sumner joined the faculty of Celtic Languages and Literatures at Harvard in 2015. Her research focuses on the Gaelic narrative corpus about the hero Fionn Mac Cumhaill, with particular regard for Fenian folklore. She is interested in the historical development of the corpus, as well as the conditions for transmission and narration of the folklore. She has also worked on intertextuality in eighteenth-century Scottish Gaelic literature. She teaches courses in Irish and Scottish Gaelic language, post-medieval literature, and folklore. Natasha Sumner holds a PhD in Celtic Languages and Literatures from Harvard.