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19th- and 20th-century American literature; ecocriticism and literary geography; urban spaces; critical race studies; writing, rhetoric, and composition studies
Instructor: UWP 1 (Expository Writing) — Fall 2016 – Winter 2018
TA: ENL 106 (English Grammar) — Fall 2015
ENL 138 (Contemporary British Literature) — Winter 2016
ENL 183 (Young Adult Literature) — Spring 2016
HONORS AND AWARDS
Participant, NEH Summer Institute for College and University Instructors, "Making Modernism: Literature and Culture in Twentieth-Century Chicago, 1893-1955," Newberry Library, June-July 2017
Graduate Scholars Fellowship, UC Davis, 2014-2015
Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship – Germany, 2013-2014
Florence Snell Scholarship for graduate study, Oberlin College English Department, 2012-2016
Phi Beta Kappa, Zeta Chapter of Ohio, 2012
"Letter from P.J. McFadden to Henry Blake Fuller." Newberry Library Making Modernism web exhibit.
Co-authored with Janet Fiskio. "New Directions in Ecocriticism." American Literature in Transition, 2000–2010. Ed. Rachel Greenwald Smith. Cambridge University Press, 2017.
"Miasmas in Eden: Atmosphere, History, and Narrative in The House of the Seven Gables and 'Rappaccini's Daughter.'" Nathaniel Hawthorne Review, vol 24, no. 2, Fall 2017.
"'The Black Map' in Its 'Proper Frame': Intersectional Resistance in Marita Bonner's Interwar Bronzeville." The Space Between Society and Feminist inter/Modernism Association Joint Conference. Greeley, CO. June 7-9, 2018.
"'The Black Map (A book entirely unwritten)': Reframing Bronzeville from Within." American Literature Association Conference. San Francisco, CA. May 24-27, 2018.
"Writing About Writing Meets Ecocomposition: Discovering Literacy Places in First-Year Composition." Conference on College Composition & Communication. Kansas City, MO. March 14-17, 2018.
"'Legendary Mist': Serial History in the Atmosphere of The House of the Seven Gables." Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies Conference. San Francisco, CA. March 1-4, 2018.
"Putting Pedagogical Theory into Practice: A Metacognitive Self-Study." Poster Session. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference. Davis, CA. Dec. 1, 2017.
“‘Displacement Without Moving’: Material and Narrative Constructions of Petro-Capitalist Space in Cities of Salt.” EcoMaterialisms: Scales of Matter(ing) Conference. Davis, CA. May 13-14 2016.
"Digging the Suburban Lawn: Uncovering the Racialized Landscape in Chang-rae Lee's Aloft." Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Biennial Conference. Moscow, ID. June 23-27, 2015.
GSR, Environments & Societies Colloquium, Spring 2018
Co-Chair, English Graduate Student Association, 2017-18
Co-Chair, Rhetoric@Davis, 2017-18
Scholars’ Symposium Co-Chair, English Graduate Student Association, 2016-17
Assistant Editor, Writing on the Edge, Fall 2014-Winter 2015
UC Davis, 2018
Oberlin College, 2013
B.A., English (Highest Honors) and Environmental Studies, minor in German