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"Governable Travelers: International Comparison in American Tramp Ethnography.” Forthcoming in The Journal of Transnational American Studies.
“Steinbeck’s Migrants: Families on the Move and the Politics of Resource Management.” Forthcoming in Modern Fiction Studies.
“Re-Evaluating Citizenship and Stereotype in “’Cyclops’.” Forthcoming in James Joyce Quarterly.
Honors & Awards:
UC Davis Provost's Dissertation Year Fellowship, 2013-14
English Department Dissertation Fellowship, Summer 2013
UC Davis & Humanities Graduate Research Award, 2013-14
Distinguished Dissertation Fellowship, Spring 2013
Eugene Cota-Robles Fellowship, 2008-2010
Phi Beta Kappa, 2008
Academic and Professional Service:
Co-chair, Critical Theory Reading Group (Winter 2014)
Co-chair, Postcolonial Research Cluster
Graduate Student Researcher, UC Davis Humanities Institute (Spring 2013)
English Graduate Student Association Secretary/Treasurer (2011-12)
Representative to the UCD Graduate Student Association (2010-11)
“Multiculturalism Deferred: The Shantytown Dystopia in Gibson's Virtual Light.” Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference in Pasadena, CA, November 13, 2016.
“John Steinbeck and Migrant Labor Policy.” Invited lecture for 30th Annual Asilomar Conference in Pacific Grove, CA, February 14, 2016.
“Following the Family: Migrant Labor and Generational Conflict in Bulosan and Viramontes.” Paper presented at Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference in Portland, OR, November 8, 2015.
"Street Haunts and the Open Road: Walking in Modernism.” Modernist Studies Association, Pittsburgh, PA, November 9, 2014.
"At Home Abroad: Vagrancy and the Construction of 20th Century Anglo-U.S. Nationalisms." Paper presented at American Comparative Literature Association 2013 at University of Toronto, April 7 2013.
"Bloom and the Orientation of National Space in 'Cyclops'." Paper presented at Hybrid Irelands: At Culture's Edge Conference at the University of Notre Dame, March 30 2012.
"Eccentric Communities: Non-Normative Time and Space in Rushdie and Naipaul." Paper presented at Confutati 2011 Conference at the University of Utah, April 8 2011.