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Recent graduates have attained tenure-track positions at institutions such as Connecticut College, San Francisco State University, Rider University, Bentley University and the University of Toledo.  

Please visit our list of distinguished alumni and alumni profiles.

Alumni Publications


Laura Browder (1994)

Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University
Her Best Shot, University of North Carolina Press (2006)


Martin Bruckner (1997)

Associate Professor, University of Delaware
The Geographic Revolution in Early America, University of North Carolina Press (2006)
Louis Gottschalk Prize of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies


Sari Edelstein (2009)

Assistant Professor, UMASS Boston
Between the Novel and the News, University of Virginia Press (2014)

Marc Falkoff (1997)

Assistant Professor of Law, Northern Illinois University College of Law
Poems from Guantanamo: The Detainees Speak, University of Iowa Press (2007)


Rosemarie Garland-Thomson (1993)

Professor, Women's Studies, Emory University
Staring:  How We Look, Oxford University Press, (2009)


David Greven (2002)

Associate Professor, University of South Carolina
Psycho-Sexual: Male Desire in Hitchcock, De Palma, Scorsese, and Friedkin, University of Texas Press (2013)
The Fragility of Manhood: Hawthorne, Freud, and the Politics of Gender,
Ohio State University Press (2012)
Representations of Femininity in American Genre Cinema,
Palgrave Macmillan (2011)
Manhood in Hollywood from Bush to Bush, University of Texas Press (2009)
Gender and Sexuality in Star Trek: Allegories of Desire in the Television Series and Films (McFarland, 2009)
Men Beyond Desire: Inviolate Manhood and Antebellum American Literature and Culture, Palgrave Macmillian (2005)


Elizabeth Hale (2001)

University of New England, Australia
Marvellous Codes: The Fiction of Margaret Mahy, University of Victoria Press (2006) editor


Jackie Horne (2006)

Independent Scholar
History and the Construction of the Child in Early British Children's Literature, Ashgate (2011)
Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows: A Children's Classic at 100, Scarecrow (2009)
Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden: A Children's Classic at 100, Scarecrow (2011)


Holly Jackson (2008)

American Blood: The End of the Family in American Literature, 1850-1900, Oxford University Press (2013)

Xue-Fei (Ha) Jin (1993)

Professor, Boston University
Nanjing Requiem, Pantheon (2011)
A Good Fall,
Vintage (2010)
War Trash, Pantheon (2004);  


Karen Kilcup (1986)

Professor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Fallen Forests: Emotion, Embodiment and Ethics in American Women's Environmental Writing, 1781-1924, U of Georgia Press (2014)

Mary Leader (2000)

Associate Professor, Purdue University
Beyond the Fire, Shearsman Books (2010)


Daniel Morris (1992)

Professor, Purdue University
After Weegee: Essays on Contemporary Jewish American Photographers, Syracuse UP (2011)

Andrew Murphy (1994)

Lecturer, St. Andrews
Shakespeare for the People: Working-Class Readers, 1800-1900, Cambridge University Press (2008)
Shakespeare and Scotland, ed. with Maley, Manchester University Press (2004)
Shakespeare in Print, Cambridge University Press (2003)


Rebecca Olson (2008)

Assistant Professor, Oregon State University
Arras Hanging: The Textile That Determined Early Modern Literature and Drama, University of Delaware (2013)

Davida Pines (1999)

Associate Professor, Boston University
The Marriage Paradox, University Press of Florida (2006)


Angie Poon (2003)

Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technology University
Enacting Englishness in the Victorian Period, Ashgate (2008)


Aaron Ritzenberg (2006)

Associate Director of Writing, Columbia University
Sentimental Touch, Fordham Press (2012)


Kim Savelson (1998)

Writing and Rhetoric, Stanford University
Where the World is Not, Ohio State University Press (2009)


Benjamin Schreier (2003)

Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania State University
The Power of Negative Thinking:  Cynicism and the History of Modern American Literature, University of Virginia Press (2009)


Ivy Schweitzer (1983)

Associate Professor, Dartmouth College
Perfecting Friendship, University of North Carolina Press (2006)


Millete Shamir (1996)

Tel Aviv University
Inexpressible Privacy, University of Pennsylvania Press (2005)


Jennifer Travis (1996)

Associate Professor, St. John's University
Wounded Hearts, University of North Carolina Press (2005)
Boys Don't Cry (Co-editor), Columbia University Press (2002)


Wayne Wild (2001)

Associate Professor, Berklee
Medicine-by-Post in Eighteenth-Century Britain: The Changing Rhetoric of Illness in Doctor-Patient Correspondence and Literature, Rodopi (2007)


Ellen Wolff (1995)

Instructor, Phillips Exeter Academy
An Anarchy in the Mind and in the Heart: Narrating Anglo-Ireland, Bucknell University Press (2006)


Daniel Worden (2006)

Asst. Professor of English, University of New Mexico
Masculine Style: The American West and Literary Modernism, Palgrave (2011)
Recipient of the Western Literature Association's Thomas Lyon Book Award (2012) 

Aaron Worth (2004)

Assistant Professor, Boston University
Imperial Media, Ohio State University Press (2014)