Degrees and Institutions
Ph.D English, Stony Brook University
B.A. English with dual minor in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and History, Bowling Green State University
Research Interests: Multiethnic American and Global Literatures, Critical Race Theory, Global Migration, Neoliberalism and Precarity, Biopolitics, Trauma and Memory Studies, Theorizations of Counter-terror and Drone Warfare, International Studies
ENG. 4800/INST. 3800: Global Migration and Memory in World Literature
ENG. 2110: African American Literature Survey
ENG. 2750: American Literature Survey, 1865-1945
ENG. 2620: World Literature
ENG. 2010: Introduction to Literature
ENG. 1500: Literature and Culture
INST. 2000: Introduction to International Studies
"Forecasting Catastrophes of Whiteness: Reading Affects of Neoliberal Realism and a Multiracial Precarity in Atticus Lish's Preparation for the Next Life." Contemporary Literature, vol. 60, no. 4, Winter 2019.
"Dispatches from the Flightpath: Toward a Counter-archive of Drone Warfare in Atef Abu Saif's The Drone Eats with Me." Accepted book chapter in Drone Warfare and Post-9/11 Cultural Practices (Palgrave Macmillan Press, Forthcoming)
“What Stories We Tell When We Talk About Torture: Mapping the National Family and the Geopolitics of Compassion in Rendition and 24: Redemption.” Society and Space: Environment and Planning D, Special Issue: Geographies of Counter-Terror Culture, vol. 29, no. 1, 2011, pp. 150-68.
“‘Not grace, then, but at least the body’: Accounting for the Self in J.M. Coetzee’s Age of Iron.”Twentieth-Century Literature, vol. 56, no. 2, 2010, pp. 168-195.
“Marriage in Henry James’s Major Works.” A Critical Companion to Henry James: A Literary Reference to His Life and Works. Edited by Eric Haralson and Kendall Johnson, Facts on File Press, 2009, pp. 413-14.
“Perverted Conversions: Sovereignty, the Exception, and the Body at Abu Ghraib.” Radical Philosophy Review, vol.10, no. 2, 2007, pp. 133-48.
Works in Progress
"'We are dying from so many stories': Data Fascism and Archival Bodies in Daniel Borzutzky's THE PERFORMANCE OF BECOMING HUMAN" (Manuscript in progress)
American Comparative Literature Association
Modern Languages Association