Graduate Student Directory

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

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Jodie Austin
ABD, PhD
jaustin@

Areas: Renaissance Literature, issues of translation and digital culture

Working Dissertation Title: "The Poetics of Pestilence: Plague-time in Early Modern London and the Writing Culture It Produced"

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Oyun Battur
1st year, MA
oku747@

Areas: Modernism, contemporary American literature

Hanh Bui
1st year, PhD
hbui@

Areas: Late-medieval, Renaissance, moral philosophy

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Margaret Carkeet
ABD, PhD
mcarkeet@

Areas: Late Victorian/early Modernist literature, colonial literature, narrative theory, the novel

Kurt Cavender
3rd year, PhD
kcavende@

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

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Daniel Vincent Donatacci [personal website]
ABD, PhD
ddonatac@

Areas:  Modernism; poetry and poetics; Gothic and irreal fiction; the supernatural and the paranormal; performance theory; divination; esoteric studies; consciousness studies; queer theory; philosophy and literature; dialogues between the modern and the pre-modern

Working Dissertation Title: "'The Immaculate Disclosure of the Secret': Esoteric Thought, the Gothic and Performance in Modernist Negotiations of the Real"

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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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Kaitlyn Filip
1st year, PhD
filip@

Areas: 20th-century American literature, popular culture, theory

Emily Fine
4th year, PhD
efine@

Areas: early modern, religious literature, gender studies

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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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Megan Lynne Hamilton
ABD, PhD
mhamilto@

Areas: 20th-century American, short stories, children in literature and children's literature

Michaela Henry
4th year, PhD
mhenry@

Areas: Postcolonial theory and literature, 20th-century to contemporary literature

Laura Hill
ABD, PhD
lvhill@

Areas: 20th-century American literature, disability studies

Nathaniel Hodes
ABD, PhD
nhodes@

Areas: Hyper-, counter-, and para-canonicity; 17th-century French topiary narratives; Glandeco-Angellinian tragicomedy; strategies of reading cant; poststructural mucosal liquidity

Jamie Hood
5th year, PhD
jdhood@

Areas:  Feminist/queer theory, 19th- and 20th-century women writers, narratives of trauma, folklore and fairytales

I

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Luigi Juarez
5th year, PhD
lajuarez@

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

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Jeanna Kadlec
3rd year, PhD
jkadlec@

Areas: British Romanticism, the novel as social critic, literature and revolution, political theory, feminist theory, fairy tales

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Kaitlin McCabe
1st Year, MA
kmccabe@

Areas: Medieval literature, literary theory, world literature, and the Epic.

Avi Mendelson
5th year, PhD
amendel@

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

Vinodini Murugesan
ABD, PhD
vino@

Areas: medieval, Renaissance, gender studies

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Brenden O'Donnell
1st year, PhD
odonnell@

Areas: 20th-century and contemporary American, Modernism, 1990s pop culture, film studies, gender studies, queer theory's anti-social thesis

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David Pass
4th 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
3rd year, 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

Casey Reck
1st year, MA
creck@

Areas: postcolonialism, early modern literature

Lisa Rourke
ABD, PhD
lrourke@

Areas: the Victorian novel

Adam Rutledge
ABD, PhD
rutledge@

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

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Jonathan Sudholt
5th year, PhD
sudholtj@

Areas: 19th-century American literature, narrative and ethics, rhetoric

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Jennifer Thomas
2nd year, PhD
jthomas@

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

Brendan Trombly
1st year, PhD
btrombly@

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

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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: Modernism, contemporary American fiction, technology and digital culture, digital humanities

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Byeongkee Yang
3rd year, PhD
bkyang@

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

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