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
Area: Twentieth-Century American, British, and World Literatures and Film and Critical Theory
Research Interests: Transatlantic Modernisms, Critical Race Theory, Biopolitics, Post-9/11 and Neoliberal Warfare, Trauma and Memory Studies, Migration
ENG 1500: Literature and Culture: "Of Monsters and Memory: Narratives of 'Becoming' Human"
ENG 2010: Introduction to Literature
INST 2000: Introduction to International Studies
“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
"Catastrophes of Whiteness and the Affects of Post-Recession Realism in Atticus Lish's Preparation for the Next Life"
American Comparative Literature Association
Modern Languages Association