Ph.D. Alumni

Name Graduation Year Dissertation Title Initial Placement Current Placement
Erik Fredner Averaging Americans: Literature, Statistics, and Inequality Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer, University of Virginia College of Arts & Sciences Engagements Program
Matthew Redmond Living Too Long: The Extant Figure in American Literature PWR Lecturer, Stanford
Mai Wang The Nonaligned Self: Asian Redeployments of the American Renaissance COLLEGE Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford
Jean Abbott Naming and Un-Naming in Old English Literature
Juan Lamata Masterless Renaissance: Rogue Form from Lazarillo to Cutpurse Assistant Professor, California State University- Los Angeles
Julia Noble “Dark Inscrutable Workmanship”: Rereading Mystery through Riddle in the Visionary Poetry of Wordsworth, Shelley, and Keats
Vanessa Seals Representations of Multiracial Families in American Literature
Nathan Wainstein Unformed Art: Bad Writing in the Modernist Novel Stanford Dean's Fellow, Comparative Literature
Elizabeth Wilder Domestic Formalism: Comfort, Narrative, and the Victorian Imaginary
Aku Ammah-Tagoe Urban form: narrative in an age of urbanization
Max Ashton Signs of War in Old English Poetry Lecturer, Stanford Department of English
Annie Atura Jewish-American Feminists and the Construction of Whiteness Lecturer, Stanford Department of English Lecturer, Stanford Program in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Chelsea Davis “Lurid interiors”: the anti-Gothic impulse in early American war literature
Victoria Googasian The character of animality: species difference and narrative form in American fiction, 1890-1970 Assistant Professor, Georgetown University in Qatar
Ryan Heuser Abstraction: a literary history Junior Research Fellow, King’s College, University of Cambridge
Alexander Manshel Writing backwards: American fiction and the historical turn Assistant Professor, McGill University
Jesse Nathan Poets’ Poets: Rethinking Influence in Victorian and Modernist Poetry
Andrew Shephard “Temples for tomorrow”: African American speculative fiction and historical narrative Assistant Professor, University of Utah
Mark Taylor The Gospel of Freedom: Agency, Idealism, and the Forms of Victorian Fiction Lecturer, Stanford Department of English Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Vassar College
Luke Barnhart On the early modern plain: poems against poetry Postdoctoral Fellow Lecturer in English, Sonoma State University