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
“From Hampstead to Buenos Aires and Beyond: Anticipating Worlds in Julio Cortázar’s Imagen de John Keats.” Comparative Literature. Forthcoming June 2020.
“Playing Hopscotch and Blow-Up in Julio Cortázar’s Imagen de John Keats.” 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.
“Filling Up Space in Keats’s Table-Sonnet.” The Keats Letters Project. www.keatslettersproject.com. September 21, 2018.
"Forging Spaces of Inclusion: Diversity in Rare Book Studies." V21 Pedagogy Series: "Victorian Teaching Now: Teaching Under Trump." V21Collective.org. June 5, 2018.
“The University and the Station: A Brontë Bicentenary in Taiwan.” PUBLICBOOKS.org. 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
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