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Ph.D. English. University of California, Davis, March 2017. Dissertation: "Telling Time: The Temporal Novels of William Faulkner, Cormac McCarthy, and Toni Morrison."
M.A. Humanities. University of Chicago. Thesis: "History's Actors: Cinema and the Alternate Present."
B.A. English, History. University of Virginia.
At Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz:
Instructor, Theory and Methodology (Graduate)
Instructor, American Cultures II: "No Time for Exceptionalism?"
Instructor, American Studies Written English IIA : "Learning to Write from Detective Fiction"
At UC Davis:
Instructor, ENL 10C: Literatures in English II: 1900-Present
Instructor, ENL 3: Introduction to Literature
Instructor, UWP 1: Expository Writing
Teaching Assistant, HUM 1D-Cultural History of the Blues
Teaching Assistant, ENL 162-Film Theory and Criticism
Teaching Assistant, ENL 178-Literatures of the American West.
Teaching Assistant, ENL 30A-Survey of American Literature Before 1865.
At UC Berkeley:
Instructor, AMST 188E: Sports: A Lens on American Culture
Teaching Assistant, AMST 188H: Asian-American Culture
"Did Critique Become a Thing?" Review of Rita Felski's The Limits of Critique. Mediations: Journal of the Marxist Literary Group 30.1 (Fall 2016).
"Telling Time: Faulkner's Temporal Turn" in Mississippi Quarterly (forthcoming).
Conference Presentations/Panels/Guest Lectures:
"Telling Time in Twentieth-Century American Fiction," Guest Lecture at Universität Bonn, Current Issues in North American Studies and Cultural Studies Lecture Series, 26 January 2016.
"Contemporary Literature and Finance," Panel Chair, at "After Postmodernism?" Conference, Universität Mainz, 19 September 2015.
"Cormac McCarthy and Temporal Mestizaje," at the Western Literature Association Conference, 11 October 2013.
"Faulkner and the Temporal Novel," at Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, July 2014, University of Mississippi.
Assistant to the Editor, Amerikastudien / American Studies – A Quarterly, 2016.
Coordinator, English Department Assessments Program, UC Davis, 2015.
Conference Coordinator, Western Literature Association Conference, 2013.
Mainz Exchange Fellowship, 2015-2016.
Dissertation Progress Fellowship, 2015
Dissertation Progress Fellowship, 2014
Dissertation Fellowship, 2013