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, and Chinese Language and Literature
"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.
select Conference presentations
"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.
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
Grants, Honors & Awards
Research in the Classroom Grant, 2016
Faculty First Publications Program, 2016
Diversity Projects Development Fund, 2016
PSC-CUNY Traditional A Grant, CUNY, 2015
Lehman Heroes Faculty Nominee, 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
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