Professor of English
PhD, Duke University
pronouns: she / her / hers
Theory, film and media studies, contemporaneity, the novel
"Climate Fiction in English." Open access piece in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature.
"The Space of Genre in the New Green Novel." Routledge, 2014. Free access for up to 50 readers.
Pink Pirates: Contemporary American Women Writers and Copyright. University of Iowa Press, 2010.
On Jameson: From Postmodernism to Globalization, co-editor, State University of New York Press, 2005.
Rethinking the Frankfurt School: Alternative Legacies of Cultural Critique, co-editor, State University of New York Press, 2002.
The Suburb of Dissent: Cultural Politics in the United States and Canada during the 1930s. Durham: Duke University Press, 1998.
Selected Courses Taught
Environmental Film, Environmental Justice (COML/ENG 70b)
- Contemporary Environmental Writing (ENG 28a)
American Fiction since 1945 (ENG 187a)
- Capitalism and the American Novel (ENG 238a)
American Literature After Television (ENG 217a)
Copyright and Contemporary American Writing (ENG 217b)