Lecturer in English
PhD, Rutgers University
African-American literature; affect theory; critical race studies; Black poetry and poetics; nineteenth- and early-twentieth century American literature and cultural studies.
- Mellon Foundation Summer Research Grant
- Graduate Program of Literatures in English, Summer Research Grant
- School of Arts and Sciences TA/GA Professional Development Award
- Preface to “How Time Flies” by Pauline E. Hopkins. Modern Drama, 62. 4 (Fall 2019).
- Book Manuscript: Blushing Bitterly: An Affective and Literary History of Racial Uplift After Reconstruction.
- Article: “Beyond ‘Standards of Feeling’: The Bitterness of Racial Uplift in Charles Chesnutt’s The Marrow of Tradition.” Under review.
- Article: “Reading ‘The Veil of Black’: Affective Legibility and National Belonging in Frederick Douglass and Thomas Jefferson.” Under review.
- Research Fellow: Black Bibliography Project