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Abigail Arnold
2nd year, PhD
aarnold26@

Areas: 19th and early 20th centuries, the novel, representations of women's relationships

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Hanh Bui
4th year, PhD
hbui@

Areas: Renaissance, early modern health, age studies

Jacob Burg
3rd year, PhD
burgja@

Areas: 20th-century American literature, Modernism, and Narrative Theory

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Phillip Carlisle
2nd year, Joint MA
pcarlisle@

Areas: LGBTQ literature; 19th and 20th century British literature; Wilde and his circle

Kurt Cavender

ABD, PhD
kcavende@

Areas: post-45 American fiction, the historical novel, comparative media studies, philosophy and literature

Working Dissertation Title: "Genre, Form, and Event in Contemporary Historical Fiction and Documentary Film"

Larissa Cvach
2nd year, Joint MA
lncvach13@

Areas: The intersection of identity politics and populular culture; feminist, queer, critical race, postcolonial theory and cultural studies in 20th and 21st centuries American literature; Sentimental fiction; Girlhood

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Paige Eggebrecht
3rd year, PhD
pme89@brandeis.edu

Areas: 19th C. British literature, Novel studies, economic theory, the social-problem novel and industrial fiction; the Gothic, and science-fiction

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Jennifer Factor
1st year, MA
jfactor@

Areas: Literary artifacts, prosody, poetry, gender and language, psychoanalysis

Diana Filar
2nd year, PhD
dfilar@

Areas: 20th and 21st century American, immigrant literature, affect theory, neoliberalism in literature, women's and gender studies, and experimental genre/form

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Daniella Gati
3rd year, PhD
dgati@

Areas: Modernism, postmodernism, literary theory, comparative literature

Diana George
ABD, PhD
dgeorge@

Areas: 20th-century fiction, comparative literature, narrative theory, queer theory

SarahGrace Gomez
1st year, MA
sggomez@

Areas: African American literature, critical race theory, posthumanism, horror

Emiliano Gutierrez Popoca
1st year, PhD
egutierrezp@

Areas: Early Modern Poetry and Drama

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Seolji Han
2nd year, PhD
shanol@

Areas: 20th century British literature, modernism, postcolonial theory, elegy, melancholia

Michaela Henry
ABD, PhD
mhenry@

Areas: Contemporary South Asian fiction; transnationalism and postcolonial theory; the global novel; global literary markets and South Asian literary festivals

Working dissertation title: Narrative’s Nuclear Spring: The South Asian Novel After the Planting of the Nuclear Bomb

Laura Hill
ABD, PhD
lvhill@

Areas: 20th-century American literature, disability studie

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Luigi Juarez
ABD, PhD
lajuarez@

Areas:  Modernism, 20th-century American and Latin-American literature

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Pyunghwa Lee
2nd year, PhD
pyunghwalee@

Areas:Victorian

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Avi Mendelson
ABD, PhD
amendel@

Areas:  Renaissance, Shakespeare, history of medicine/disease, animal studies

Courtney Pina Miller
3rd year, PhD
cpmiller@

Areas: Transatlantic modernism; representations of the working class; critical race theory

Vinodini Murugesan
ABD, PhD
vino@

Areas: medieval, Renaissance, gender studies

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Brenden O'Donnell
ABD, PhD
odonnell@

Areas: LGBTIA literature, pulp fiction, new queer cinema, critical addiction studies, disability studies, theories of mourning and melancholia
Working Dissertation Title: "Queer Temperance: Recovery as Critical Mourning"

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David Pass
ABD, PhD
dpass@

Areas:  20th Century American Literature, The American Novel, Critical Race Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Literary Theory, Queer Theory, Deconstruction, Film and Media Studies.

Reza Pourmikail
2nd year, PhD
rpourmikail@

Areas: Early modern poetry; Milton; Modernism; Irish literature; Literature and philosophy

William Price Jr.
1st year, PhD
wprice@

Areas: Roman Myth

Gina Pugliese
ABD, PhD
gpuglies@

Areas: 20th- and 21st-century Black Transnational Novels; Postcolonial Theory; Race, Feminist and Queer Studies 

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Adam Rutledge
ABD, PhD
rutledge@

Areas: Modernism, medieval English and Latin literature, aesthetics, theology/philosophy and literature

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Noam Schiff
3rd year, PhD
schiffn@

Areas: Medieval literature and modernism, Irish literature, literary theory

Matthew Schratz
ABD, PhD
mschratz@

Areas: 20th and 21st Century American Literature, critical university studies, and work.

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Jennifer Thomas
ABD, PhD
jthomas@

Areas: Transatlantic Modernism, Naturalism

Kemal Onur Toker
3rd year, PhD

Areas: Renaissance, Political theory, Early Modern philosphy, Continental philosophy, and Comparative Literature

Brendan Trombly
4th year, PhD
btrombly@

Areas: American and British Modernism; revolutionary politics/ethics, radicalism, and experimentalism; literature and philosophy

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Tina Van Kley
ABD, PhD
tvankley@

Areas: Long 18th-century British literature, religion and literature

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Julia Wexler
ABD, PhD
jmwexler@

Areas: Composition theory, gender and sexuality studies, postcolonial literature

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Byeongkee Yang
ABD, PhD
bkyang@

Areas: Renaissance, Reformation, Modernity, Occultism, Magic, Alchemy, History of Science, Colonial New England

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