Graduate Students

  • Aaron Begg

    Research Interests: 20th- and 21st-century American poetry; poetics of the long downturn

  • Royce Best

    Research Interests: Early Modern and Eighteenth-Century Literature and Drama, Disability Studies, Performance Studies, the Dumb Show, Shakespeare

  • Joel Childers

    Research Interests: Romanticism and modernism; modernity and intellectual history

  • Nathan Doherty

    Research Interests: Early Modern studies as seen through the lense of current eco-political discourse(s) surrounding the Anthropocene and the porous montage of topics parametized therein

  • Noelle Dubay

    Research Interests: 19th C American spiritualism; contemporary queer investments in the occult

  • Matt Flaherty

    Research Interests: Nineteenth-century British literature, realism, narratology, theory of the novel, ethics and literature.

  • Joseph Aurelio Giardini

    Research Interests: 20th Century Poetics, Political Economy, Queer Theory

  • Alexander Guevarez

    Research Interests: Poetry, 20th C. American; lyric theory; literary biography

  • Jennie Hann

    Research Interests: 19th- and early 20th-century British Literature, esp. Victorian Poetry and the emergence of Modernism; Transatlanticism; psychology and psychoanalysis; genre theory; language philosophy; literary biography; history of criticism; Robert Browning; Henry James

  • Tobias Huttner

    Research Interests: 20th- and 21st-century poetry and poetics; poetry and political economy; poetry and social struggle; critical race studies; the 21st-century University

  • Gloria Jirsaraie

    Research Interests: African American literature; critical race theory; black feminism; intellectual history

  • Samreen Kazmi

    Research Interests: Postcolonial and Comparative literatures, British literature (Victorian and early 20th century), narratology, novel theory, genre theory, Marxism, South Asia

  • Nora Elisabeth Lambrecht

    Research Interests: 20th- and 21st-century British, Irish, and American literature and culture; transnational and interdisciplinary modernist studies; media studies; critical theory

  • Sungmey Lee

    Research Interests: Nineteenth-Century British Novel, Sensational Novel, Gender, Affect, Modernity, Religion and Secularization

  • Alex Lewis

    Research Interests: Renaissance literature, Milton, Shakespeare, Nashe, history and theory of allegory, 19th/20th century Russian literature and critical theory, poetry and poetics

  • Evan Loker

    Research Interests: 19th and 20th century American; Mexican and Brazilian Literature; Political Economy; History of Capitalism; Sports and Social History

  • Alexandra Lossada

    Research Interests: 20th-Century American literature, with emphasis on Southern literature and writer Tennessee Williams

  • Atesede (Sede) Makonnen

    Research Interests: Shakespeare, comedy, violence, transformative fiction, race and gender studies

  • Katarina O’Briain

    Research Interests: eighteenth-century poetry and poetics; craftsmanship; georgic; realism; political economy

  • Kevin Roberts

    Research Interests: Early modern, history, political theory

  • Sarah Ross

    Research Interests: nineteenth-century British literature; women, gender, sexuality; material and book history

  • John Sampson

    Research Interests: 19th and 20th century American literature and culture; urban history; political philosophy

  • Connie Scozzaro

    Research Interests: Early modern literature, issues of feminism and critical theory

  • Grant Shreve

    Research Interests: Nineteenth-century American Literature, Postsecular Studies, Religion and Literature

  • Alex Streim

    Research Interests: Poetry and Poetics, 20th and 21st Century American Literature

  • Erica Tempesta

    Research Interests: American Literature, African American Literature, Naturalism, Law & Legal Studies, Labor Literature

  • Robert Tinkle

    Research Interests: early modernity, drama, performance theory, religion and literature

  • Chris Westcott

    Research Interests: Twentieth-century and contemporary literature, especially late-century poetry in North America; capitalism and critique; histories of theory and aesthetics; gender and sexuality

  • Mande Zecca

    Research Interests: Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century American Literature, Poetry and Poetics, Print Culture and Media Studies