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Ph.D. English. University of California, Davis, ABD. Dissertation: "Telling Time: The Temporal Novel in Twentieth Century American Literature."
M.A. Humanities. University of Chicago. Thesis: "History's Actors: Cinema and the Alternate Present." May 2008.
B.A. English, History. University of Virginia. June 2005.
At Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz:
Instructor, Theory and Methodology (Graduate)
Instructor, American Cultures II: "No Time for Exceptionalism?"
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
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.
Conference Coordinator, Western Literature Association Conference, 2013.
Coordinator, English Department Assessments Program, UC Davis, 2015. Assistant to the Editor, Amerikastudien / American Studies – A Quarterly, 2016.
Dissertation Progress Fellowship, 2015; Dissertation Progress Fellowship, 2014;
Dissertation Fellowship, 2013