Curriculum Vita


Ph.D., M.Phil, M.A. in English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University, 2014, 2010, 2007

          Specialization in Romanticism, Victorian Poetry, Poetry & Poetics

B.A. magna cum laude in English, Princeton University, 2006

          Minors in Music Performance, German Language and Literature, Chinese Language and Literature



Journal Articles:

“From Hampstead to Buenos Aires and Beyond: Anticipating Worlds in Julio Cortázar’s Imagen de John Keats.” Comparative Literature. Forthcoming, June 2020.

“To Carry Keats in Your Pocket: Julio Cortázar’s Everyman Poet.” Romantic Circles Praxis. Forthcoming, Fall 2020.

“Simian, Amphibian, and Able: Reevaluating Browning’s Caliban.” Victorian Poetry 56, no. 4 (2018).

"Radcliffe's Poetic Legacy: Female Confinement in ‘The Gothic Sonnet.’" Women's Writing 22, no. 2 (2015): 376-94.

"King Arthur and Chiasmus in Tennyson's Idylls of the King." Tennyson Research Bulletin 10, no. 3 (2015): 266-79.

Online Essays:

“Filling Up Space in Keats’s Table-Sonnet.” The Keats Letters Project. September 21, 2018.

"Forging Spaces of Inclusion: Diversity in Rare Book Studies." V21 Pedagogy Series: "Victorian Teaching Now: Teaching Under Trump." June 5, 2018.

“The University and the Station: A Brontë Bicentenary in Taiwan.” April 13, 2017. 

Edited Series & Volume Contributions:

Latin American Afterlives of the British Romantics. Romantic Circles Praxis. Co-edited with Marco Ramírez Rojas. Forthcoming Fall 2020.

“Sarah Sheriffe.” The Cambridge Guide to the Eighteenth-Century Novel, 1660-1820, ed. April London. Forthcoming.

“Julio y John, caminando y conversando: Selections from Imagen de John Keats.” Edited with Marco Ramírez Rojas. Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative. Forthcoming 2019.

“Nineteenth-Century Sonnet Contests and Parlor Games.” Victorian Verse, edited by Lee Behlman & Adam Mazel. Forthcoming, Palgrave/Macmillan.


INVITED LECTURES & Conference presentations

“Female and Male Gothic in Tennyson, Browning, and Hopkins.” CUNY Graduate Center Victorianist Seminar. December 13, 2017.

“Hispanic Afterlives of the British Romantics: Keats and Blake in Spain, Argentina, and Brazil.” Panel co-chair and presenter. North American Society for the Study of Romanticism. Ottawa, Canada. August 10-13, 2017.

“The Realist Supernatural: Reconsidering Male versus Female Gothic.” Romanticism Association: Supernatural Romanticism. Strasbourg, France. August 1-3, 2017.

“Miseducation and Improvement in the Gothic Words of ‘Mother Radcliffe’ and ‘Matthew Monk Lewis.’” British Association of Romantic Studies: Romantic Improvement. University of York, England. July 27-30, 2017.

“From Hampstead to Buenos Aires: Julio Cortázar’s Imagen de John Keats.” John Keats 1817: Moments, Meetings, and the Making ofa Poet. Keats House. Hampstead, England. May 18-21, 2017.

 “Cross-Racial Ventriloquism 1: Prose Fiction & Translation.” Panel Organizer and Presenter. American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference, Harvard University. March 17-20, 2016.

"Browning, Rossetti, and the 1790s Gothic Novel." The Long, Wide Nineteenth Century: Genealogies. The Dickens Universe. University of Santa Cruz, California. July 31-August 2, 2015. 

"Those Ever-Multiplying Authors: The Minerva Press." Romantic Margins. British Association of Romantic Studies. University of Cardiff, Wales. July 14-17, 2015. 

"Goth Girls: Gothic Relations and Radcliffean Cliches." British Women's Writers. Hosted by the CUNY Grad Center at the Heyman Center, Columbia University. June 25-27, 2015. 

"Gothic Swaps: From Flesh to Wax in Udolpho; Saint to Sorceress in The Monk." Radcliffe at 250. University of Sheffield. Sheffield, England. June 27-29, 2014.

"From Radcliffe to Rossetti: Gothic Motherhood and the Women's Sonnet Tradition." Pride and Prejudices: Women's Writing of the Long Nineteenth Century. Chawton House Library. Hampshire, England. July 4-6, 2013.

"Recuperating Fenellosa: The Sounds of the Ideogrammic Method in Pound's Cathay." Modernist Mistranslations. American Comparative Literature Association.Vancouver, Canada. March 31-April 3, 2011.

"Overhearing Lyric in the Gothic Novels of Radcliffe and Lewis." Dickens Universe Spring Conference. Rice University. Houston, Texas. April 8-10, 2011.

"Distemporalities of Browning's Caliban." Explosive Past, Radiant Future. University of Toronto Graduate Colloquium. Toronto, Canada. March 17-20, 2010.

"King Arthur and Chiasmus in Tennyson's Idylls of the King." Bicentenary Tennyson Panel. Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association. Snowbird, Utah. March 7-10, 2009.

"W.H. Auden and the Poet in War.".Writing War: Literary Explorations of Conflict. Mc Gill University Graduate Conference. Montreal, Canada. March 28-30, 2008.


Grants, Honors & Awards

Faculty/Student Research Publication Grant, Lehman College, 2018

Carl H. Pforzheimer, Jr. Research Grant, Keats-Shelley Association of America, 2017

Research in the Classroom Idea Grant, CUNY, 2016

Faculty Fellows Publications Program, CUNY, 2016

Diversity Projects Development Fund Grant, CUNY, 2016

PSC-CUNY Traditional A Grant, CUNY, 2015

Lehman Heroes Faculty Nominee, Lehman College, 2015

Arnstein Dissertation Prize, Honorable Mention, Midwest Victorian Studies Association, 2014

Marjorie Hope Nicolson Fellowship, Columbia University, 2008-12

Thomas H. Maren Thesis Prize, Princeton University, 2006


Academic Service

Lehman English Honors Program, Director

(Dis)abilities Studies Minor Committee, Lehman College

Activism in Academia Symposium co-chair

Reasoning and Exposition Steering Committee, Lehman College

Prestigious Awards Committee, Lehman College

Promotions & Budget Committee, Lehman College Department of English

Lehman LGBTQ+ Alliance, Faculty Advisor

The Victorianist Collective, Website Director

Northeast Victorian Studies Association, Committee Member 



ENG 111: English Composition I, Lehman College

ENG 121: English Composition II, The Research Essay, Lehman College

ENG 222: Literary Genres, Lehman College

ENG 300: Introduction to Literary Study, Lehman College

ENG 302: English Literature II, Restoration to Revolutions, Lehman College

ENG 303: English Literature III, Romantic to Modern, Lehman College

ENG 350: Senior Seminar, Lehman College

ENG 463: Seminar in Literature: Theory & Criticism

ENG 700: Introduction to Graduate Literary Studies

ENG 742: Graduate Seminar in Nineteenth-Century English Literature

C1001: Literature Humanities, Masterworks of European Literature, Columbia University

F1010: University Writing, Columbia University

As TA: Romantic Poetry; Milton in Context; Literary Texts, Critical Methods, Columbia University