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PhD in Literature with a Designated Emphasis in Critical Theory, UC Davis, expected 2018
MA, Fordham University, 2011
BA, Seattle University, 2007
Research Interests: Victorian literature and culture, media studies, affect theory, critical theory, queer and postcolonial studies.
"Narrating Sensation Before Subjectivity." Review of Senses of the Subject by Judith Butler. GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 22.4 (2016).
"(Post)colonial, Queer: Lord Jim." Conradiana: A Journal of Joseph Conrad Studies 44.1 (2012): 71-83.
"The Disorientation and Delay of Everyday Life: Middlemarch's Anxious, Slow Time." British Women Writers 23rd Annual Conference, Heyman Center for the Humanities, Columbia University, 27 June 2015.
" 'Let that Marlow Talk': Lord Jim and Serial Exhaustion." Thinking Serially: Repetition, Continuation, Adaptation. The Graduate Center, CUNY, 23 April 2015.
" 'A Dark Gap in the Long Monotonous Street': The Breakdown of Bodies and Infrastructure in Dombey and Son." Nineteenth Century Studies Association 35th Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, 22 March 2014.
"Jane Austen and the Coaching Era: Nationalism, Cosmopolitanism, and Technology." Dickens Universe Winter Conference, Louisiana State University, 27 April 2013.
"Itinerants, The Great Western Railway, and the Production of Wessex in Jude the Obscure." Nineteenth Century Studies Association 34th Annual Conference, Fresno, CA, 8 March 2013.
" 'I Felt Something of a Shock': Transportation Technologies and the Production of Subjectivity in Nostromo." Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association 110th Annual Conference, Seattle University, 21 October 2012.
"'Does This Look Sexual to You?': Sexual Acts, Textual Errors, and Secretary." Sex Death and Boredom: An Interdisciplinary Conference, Fordham University, 12 February 2010.
"Erotic Triangles, Robinson Crusoe, and J.M. Coetzee's Foe." Interdisciplinary Graduate Colloquium, Fordham University, 28 October 2009.
"'If I were to die to-morrow': Self-Destruction and Homosexual Desire in Woolf's The Voyage Out." English Departmental Honors Presentations, Seattle University, 30 May 2007.
Teaching and Professional Experience:
Instructor for ENL 3: Introduction to Literature, 2015-2016
Managing Editor for GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, 2014-2015
Instructor for UWP 1: Expository Writing, 7 quarters, 2012-2014
Teaching Assistant for Introduction to the Principles of Criticism (ENL 110B), Fall 2011; Shakespeare's Later Plays in Context (ENL 117), Winter 2012; and Post-Civil War American Literature (ENL 144), Spring 2012.