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Ph.D. Alumni

Name Graduation Year Dissertation Title Initial Placement Current Placement
Justin Tackett Listening Between the Lines: Poetry and Sound Technology, 1816-1914 Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University Lecturer in Thinking Matters Program; Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship, University of Warwick
Dalglish Chew Feeling Critical: Literary Practices of Postwar Critique
Morgan Day Frank American Literature and the Progressive Education Movement, 1880-1920 Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Wesleyan University Postdoctoral Lectureship in the History and Literature Program, Harvard
Sylvan Goldberg A Natural History of Literary Time Associate Professor of English, Colorado College
J.D. Porter The Fact of Fiction: Race, Money, Gender, and Nation in American Modernism Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University DH Project Specialist, Price Lab, University of Pennsylvania
Lindsey Felt "Plugging In": Disability and the Body Electric in Contemporary American Literature PWR Lecturer, Stanford
Ryan Haas Sound and Vision: Sonic Experience in Wordsworth, Blake, and Clare Fellowship Program Coordinator, CASBS, Stanford University
Joshua Mann Creative Destruction: Disaster Studies, Late Naturalism, and the American Novel
Derek Mong The Marriage of Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson: An Inquiry into Spousal Poetics Byron K. Trippet Assistant Professor of English, Wabash College Associate Professor of English and Department Chair, Wabash College
Amir Tevel Counter-Didactic Victorians: The Problems of Education in the Novel
Hannah Walser Mind-Reading in the Dark: Social Cognition in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction Junior Fellow, Harvard University Furman Academic Scholar, New York University School of Law
Allen Frost Where It's At: The Making of Setting in American Fiction from Mississippi to Mars Director of the Innovative Teacher Program, The Nueva School
Garth Kimbrell Theater and Prestige: The Development of the Playhouse in Shakespeare's Time
Long Le-Khac Transnarrative: Giving Form to Diversity, Community, and Migration in Asian American and Latina/o Literature Assistant Professor of English, and, by courtesy, of Comparative Literature, Washington University in St. Louis Assistant Professor of English, Loyola University Chicago
Rhiannon Lewis Writing in Time: Labor and Work in English Poetry, 1557-1674
Talya Meyers Epic and Encounter: Form and Culture in Early Modern Narrative Poetry Lecturer in English, UC Santa Barbara
Whitney Trump Always Another Edition: The Racial Politics of Rewriting in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
Ben Wiebracht Cousins and Lovers: The History of the English Love Plot, 1600-1895 PWR Lecturer, Stanford
Claude Willan The Seizure of Literary History in the Eighteenth Century Postdoctoral Fellow, Princeton University Associate Professor of English, Rowan University
Irena Yamboliev Ornamental Formalism: The Victorian Anti-Novel Lecturer in Writing and Rhetoric Studies, Stanford University