Recent Alums

Associate Professor of English and Medieval Studies, and Chair of Undergraduate Studies for the Medieval Studies Program, Fordham University.

Richard Rolle's Melody of Love: A Study and Translation, with Manuscript and Musical Contexts, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, March 2018. 

Marg Carkeet, PhD '15

Technical Writer at Ab Initio Software in Lexington, MA

Marg traveled to Jakarta to meet with consultants and gather information about a new system's use in the field. Marg rewrote a User Guide for another system to include Best Practices and Getting Started information. She acted as a "first line" tester for a new product and presented system information to management, support staff, and technical staff.

Phillip Carlisle, MA '17

Director of Strategic Development and Advancement, American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)

Phillip moved to Washington, D.C., after graduating from Brandeis and began working for ASPA—a nonprofit dedicated to advancing an ethical, equitable practice to public service. In his current position, Phillip directs ASPA’s fundraising, grant writing, and student fellowship programs. When he isn’t working, Phillip is the treasurer for D.C.’s LGBTQ+ rowing team; plays board games with friends (and wins); and tries his hardest to avoid tourists, no matter the cost.

Assistant Professor of American Literature, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Associate Professor at Manhattan College.

Recent publications:

Modernism and Mobility: The Passport and Cosmopolitan Experience. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2014. (Reviewed in Modernism/Modernity, Modern Fiction Studies, Journal of British Studies, Transfers, and JML: The Journal of Modern Literature)

"John Middleton Murry and Ethical (Anti)Modernism." forthcoming in Modernism/Modernity

"The Semi-Public Sphere, Maternity and Regression in Rhys and Mansfield." LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory 28:3 (2017), 217-237.

"The 1980s: Key Figures and Contexts." The Cambridge Companion to British Fiction1980-the present. Ed. Peter Boxall. Cambridge UP, forthcoming 2019.

"Jean Rhys and Contemporary African Fiction." MLA Options for Teaching Modernist Women's Writing. Ed. Janine Utell. Publications of the Modern Language Association, forthcoming 2019.
Stacie Cruz, jt MA '19
Stacie will be starting a Ph.D. program in English at Rice University, beginning Fall 2019. She has been accepted to present a paper entitled "Beyond the Borders of the Living: The Ghosts of Helen Oyeyemi's White is for Witching," and will participate in a roundtable discussing Sense8, transnational protest, and affect, at the National Women's Studies Association's annual conference in November 2019.

Associate Professor of English, University of Massachusetts, Boston.

Dr. Edelstein’s book, Adulthood and Other Fictions: American Literature and the Unmaking of Age, will be published in 2019 by Oxford University Press. She is co-editing a special issue of Studies in American Fictions on critical approaches to age in American literature, and was recently elected to the Executive Committee of C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists. She also serves on the advisory board for the Institute for the Recruitment of Teachers, which seeks to diversify the teaching profession at all levels.

George Writes poetry, practices law, and when the Florida state prisons reopen again he is planning to continue teaching poetry workshops to prisoners with the Exchange for Change program.
Megan Hamilton, PhD '14

Middle and Upper School English Teacher at the Maimonides School in Brookline, MA.

Megan published a lesson in The Pocket Instructor: Literature in 2015

Assistant Professor, English and AAS, University of Virginia

Phonographic Memories: Popular Music and the Contemporary Caribbean Novel,  Rutgers UP.

Nathaniel Hodes, PhD '15
Lecturer, English and Media Studies Department, Bentley University
Rachel Kapelle, PhD '09

Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Willamette University.

Recent Publications/Reviews:

English Alliterative Verse by Eric Weiskott. Arthuriana 28.4 (2018).

Revivalist Fantasy: Alliterative Verse and Nationalist Literary History by Randy P. Schiff. Modern Philology 111.2 (2013). 

Cory Nelson, PhD '13
Assistant Professor (Teaching) of Writing, University of Southern California.
Lecturer II in Writing, Rhetoric & Professional Communication at MIT.
English Instructor and Chair of the Humanities Division at the South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Math.