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Graduate Students

2018

Emma Brush

Field of Study: Modern and Postmodern Literature

Philip Hoffert

Field of Study: 19th Century Victorian

Helena Hu

Field of Study: Contemporary Literature

Mattea Koon

Field of Study: Modern and Postmodern Literature

Antonio Lenzo

Field of Study: Medieval

Benjamin Libman

Field of Study: Modern and Postmodern Literature

Alexander Sherman

Field of Study: Modern and Postmodern Literature

2017

Cody Chun

Field of Study: Contemporary Literature

Joseph Kidney

Field of Study: British Renaissance

Nika Mavrody

Field of Study: American: 20th Century

Allison Merz

Field of Study: Digital Humanities

Anna Mukamal

Field of Study: British: Modern

2016

Claire Grossman

Field of Study: 20th/21st Century Literature

Jessica Jordan

Field of Study: Literary Criticism/Theory

Timothy Kennett

Field of Study: 19th Century British Literature

Trenton Leinenbach

Field of Study: British Romanticism

Charlotte Lindemann

Field of Study: 20th Century American Literature

Michael Menna (on leave)

Field of Study: Renaissance Literature

Nichole Nomura

Field of Study: Contemporary Literature

Ezra Olson

Field of Study: 20th Century American Literature

Casey Patterson

Field of Study: Postcolonial/Anglophone Literature

Megan Strackbein

Field of Study: Contemporary American Literature

Matthew Warner

Field of Study: Renaissance Literature

2015

Steele Douris

Field of Study: British: 19th Century and Digital Humanities

Alexander Manshel

Field of Study: 20th/21st Century Literature

Matthew Redmond

Field of Study: British: 19th-century

Mai Wang

Field of Study: African American Literature

Kathryn Winner

Field of Study: American-After 1900 Modern (post-1914)

2014

Rachel Bolten

Field of Study: Post 1914 American

Armen Davoudian (on leave)

Field of Study: Poetry Modern/Postmodern

Erik Fredner

Field of Study: Postbellum American; Digital Humanities
Dissertation: Average, American: Statistical Imaginaries of the Postbellum United States

Juan Lamata

Field of Study: Renaissance

Eliza Pickering

Field of Study: 19th Century American

Jonathan Quick

Field of Study: Medieval

Gabriela Salvidea

Field of Study: Literature and Philosophy

Hannah Smith-Drelich

Field of Study: Renaissance

2013

Jean Abbott

Field of Study: Old and Middle English
Dissertation: How to Read a Name in Old English Literature, c. 600-1250

Max Ashton

Field of Study: Old and Middle English
Dissertation: The Futility of War in Old English Heroic Literature

Daeyeong (Dan) Kim

Field of Study: British Renaissance/Shakespeare/Milton
Dissertation: Migrant Identities: Converts, Immigrants, and Cosmopolitans in Early Modern Drama

Linda Liu

Field of Study: The Novel
Dissertation: Submerged Politics: Conservatism and Narrative Form in Antebellum America

Nathan Wainstein

Field of Study: Literary Criticism/Theory
Dissertation: Retention in the Novel

Elizabeth Wilder

Field of Study: British: 19th Century

2012

Aku Ammah-Tagoe

Field of Study: Modern and Postmodern Literature
Dissertation: Urban Form: Planning and American Fiction, 1940 to Present

Luke Barnhart

Field of Study: British Renaissance/Shakespeare/Milton
Dissertation: On the Early Modern Plain: Poems against Poetry

Chelsea Davis

Field of Study: American Renaissance/19th Century American
Dissertation: "Lurid Interiors": The Anti-Gothic Impulse in Early American War Literature

Victoria Googasian

Field of Study: 20th and 21st C. American; Animal Studies and Ecocriticism
Dissertation: The Character of Animality: Species Difference and Narrative Form in American Fiction

Ryan Heuser

Field of Study: Eighteenth Century British and Digital Humanities
Dissertation: Invisible Actions: Abstraction, Personification, Virtue, 1660-1830

Rachel Kirkwood (on leave)

Field of Study: 20th and 21st C. American; Contemporary Literature
Dissertation: The Suspended Self: Contemporary Anglophone Autofiction and Genres of Uncertainty

Anita Law (on leave)

Field of Study: British: 18th Century
Dissertation: Rhythm, Pace, Vibration: Moving Forms in the Long Eighteenth Century

Tanya Llewellyn

Field of Study: British: 19th Century
Dissertation: Romantic Historicism: The Problem of the Past

Frances Molyneux

Field of Study: British- Modern (post-1900)
Dissertation: The Sensorium at Sea: Sensory Embodiment in Joseph Conrad's Shorter Fiction
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2011

Annie Atura

Field of Study: Literature and Religion
Dissertation: Getting Distance: Aesthetic Afterlives of Judaism, Feminism, and Psychoanalysis

Tasha Eccles

Field of Study: British: Romanticism
Dissertation: Perverse Attachments: Reading Fiction Around 1800

Mary Kim (on leave)

Field of Study: Literature and Philosophy
Dissertation: What's in a Question?

Jesse Nathan

Field of Study: Poetry
Dissertation: Poets’ Poets: Rethinking Influence in Victorian and Modernist Poetry

Julia Noble

Field of Study: British 18th/19th century
Dissertation: "Dark Inscrutable Workmanship": Envisioning Mystery through Enigma in Wordsworth, Shelley, and Keats

Andrew Shephard

Field of Study: Genre Fiction/Cultural Studies
Dissertation: Temples for Tomorrow': African American Speculative Fiction and Historical Narrative

Mark Taylor

Field of Study: Postcolonial Literature
Dissertation: Autonomous Victorians: Action and Explanation in 19th Century Literature

2010

Erik Johnson

Dissertation: The Theatrical Frame: Dramatic Theory and British Prose Fiction, 1670–1764

Vanessa Seals (on leave)

Dissertation: Representations of Multiracial Families in American Literature