Graduate Student Directory

N.B.: all email addresses share brandeis.edu as their domain name unless otherwise listed.

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Abigail Arnold
1st year, PhD
aarnold26@

Areas: Modernism, Victorian Literature, and Gender Studies

B

Oyun Battur
3rd year, MA
oku747@

Areas: Modernism, contemporary American literature

Hanh Bui
3rd year, PhD
hbui@

Areas: Renaissance, early modern health, age studies

Morgan Blair
2nd year, MA
msblai03@

Areas: Postmodern Gothic, Avant-Garde Poetry, Literary and Social theory, ESL, Expressionism & the Fantastic, Ancient Greek Drama, 20th Century Drama, Translation Studies

Jacob Burg
2nd year, PhD
burgja@

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

C

Kurt Cavender
5th year, PhD
kcavende@

Areas: Digital media, 20th-/21st-century American literature, the political novel, violence and revolution

Larissa Cvach
1st year, Joint MA
lvcvach13@

Areas: Feminist and queer theory, cultural studies, postcolonial theory, 20th century American Literature, representations of body and space in literature

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Paige Eggebrecht
2nd year, PhD
pme89@brandeis.edu

Areas: 19th C. British literature, Novel studies, Materialisms and New Economic Criticism

Erin Erhart
ABD, PhD
eerhart@

Areas: Digital humanities, Victorian writing practices, Native (Cherokee) literature and critical theory, comic book theory, queer and trans-literature and theory

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Diana Filar
1st 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


Emily Fine

ABD, PhD
efine@

Areas: early modern, religious literature, gender studies

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Daniella Gati
2nd 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

Sarabeth Grant
ABD, PhD
sbgrant@

Areas: Restoration and eighteenth-century British literature, satiric poetry, the sublime

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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

K

Margot Kotler
2nd year, Joint MA
mkotler@

Areas: Modernism, queer and feminist theory, gender studies, gay and lesbian literature, psychoanalysis, and the Gothic.

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Avi Mendelson
ABD, PhD
amendel@

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

Courtney Pina Miller
2nd year, PhD
cpmiller@

Areas: 20th-century American literature, Modernism, cultural studies, working class studies, post-colonialism, and transatlantic studies

Vinodini Murugesan
ABD, PhD
vino@

Areas: medieval, Renaissance, gender studies

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Brenden O'Donnell
3rd year, PhD
odonnell@

Areas: 20th Century American literature, pulp fiction, the queer 1990s, Feminist, African American and Ethnic Studies, Gender and Sexuality Theory

P

David Pass
5th year, PhD
dpass@

Areas:  Theory, Masculinity Studies, Whiteness Studies, Privilege, Post-structuralism, 20th-Century American Literature, Deconstruction, Post-Colonialism, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Queer Theory, New Sincerity, Film & Media Studies.

Steven Plunkett
ABD, PhD
swp10@

Areas: 18th-century fiction and British Romanticism

Gina Pugliese
ABD, PhD
gpuglies@

Areas: Postcolonial theory, gender studies, modern through contemporary fiction (primarily U.S. and Caribbean)

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David Razor
ABD, PhD
drazor@

Areas: 19th-century American, transatlantic Romanticism, theory

Adam Rutledge
ABD, PhD
rutledge@

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

S

Noam Schiff
2nd year, PhD
schiffn@

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

T

Jennifer Thomas
4th year, PhD
jthomas@

Areas: 20th-century American, Modernism, ecocriticism, literary theory 

Brendan Trombly
3rd year, PhD
btrombly@

Areas: literature and philosophy, Hardy, Faulkner, Beckett, American literature, Romanticism, 19th-century British literature

U

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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

Conley Wouters
ABD, PhD
wouters@

Areas: Contemporary American fiction, technology and digital culture, digital humanities

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Byeongkee Yang
4th year, PhD
bkyang@

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

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