Curriculum Vitae


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



Contributions to The Cambridge Guide to the Eighteenth-Century Novel, 1660-1820, ed. April London. Forthcoming 2019.

“Simian, Amphibian, and Able: Reevaluating Browning’s Caliban.” Victorian Poetry. Forthcoming Winter 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. 

"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.


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 P. 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

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

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