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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 (letters, speeches, broadsides, filing systems, mechanics of writing, knowing, thinking), prosody, poetry, gender and language, psychoanalysis, spirituality, early modern, long 19th and 20th centuries.

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

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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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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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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 theor

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

Emiliano Gutierrez Popoca
1st year, PhD
egutierrezp@

Areas: Early Modern Poetry and Drama

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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