Graduate Student Directory

All email addresses share brandeis.edu as their domain name unless otherwise listed.

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Abigail Arnold
ABD, PhD
aarnold26@
Expertise: Nineteenth century British literature, the novel, representations of women's relationships

B

Hanh Bui
ABD, PhD
hbui@
Expertise: Renaissance, early modern health, age studies

Jacob Burg
ABD, PhD
burgja@
Expertise: 20th-century American literature, Genre Studies, and Narrative Theory

C
Sungkyung Cho
1st year, PhD
skcho@
Expertise: Romanticism, secularization, historical thought, political languages, poetry

Rachel Dale
2nd year, MA
rdale@
Expertise: Trauma theory, contemporary literature, gender/sexuality studies, and the rhetoric of social movements

Cara Dubois
2nd year, MA
caradubois@
Expertise: Gender and Sexuality Studies

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Paige Eggebrecht
ABD, PhD
pme89@
Expertise19th C. British literature, Novel studies, economic theory, the social-problem novel and industrial fiction; the Gothic, and science-fiction

F

Jennifer Factor
2nd year, PhD
jfactor@
Expertise: Literary artifacts, prosody, poetry, gender and language, psychoanalysis

Diana Filar
ABD, PhD
dfilar@
Expertise20th and 21st century American, immigrant literature, affect theory, neoliberalism in literature, and experimental genre/form

Megan Finch
ABD, PhD 
mfinch@
Expertise: Black feminism, Afro-pessimism, Critical Race Theory, Queer Theory, African-American Literature, Literature of the American South, Post-Humanism, Object Oriented Ontology
G

Daniella Gati
ABD, PhD
dgati@
Expertise: Modernism, postmodernism, literary theory, comparative literature

Lianne Gallant
1st year, MA
liannegallant@
Expertise: Gender theory, queer theory, race theory, postcolonial anglophone literature

Emiliano Gutierrez Popoca
4th year, PhD
egutierrezp@
Expertise: Early Modern Poetry and Drama

H

Seolji Han
ABD, PhD
shanol@
Expertise: 20th century British literature, modernism, postcolonial theory, elegy, melancholia

Yi He
2nd year, PhD
yyhe@
Expertise: 19th-century American literature, Frederick Douglass, slave narratives, media theory

Ryan Hitchcock
2nd year, PhD
ryanhitchcock@
Expertise: Poetry and Poetics, Modernism

Chih-Chien Hsieh
3rd year, PhD
cchsieh@
Expertise: transnational modernisms, literature of migration and diaspora, postcolonial studies, translation studies, gender and sexuality, critical theory and philosophy
K

Austin Kemp
2nd year, MA
Austinheath2017@
Expertise: Semiotics, Graphic Narrative Studies, Pop Culture Studies

Nayoung Kim
2nd year, PhD
nykim@
Expertise: 20th and 21st Century American Fiction, Space and Urban Studies, Visual Media, Popular Culture

Dominick Knowles
4th year, PhD
dknowles@
Expertise: 20th Century American Literature, Modernism, Poetry and Philosophy

L

Pyunghwa Lee
ABD, PhD
pyunghwalee@
Expertise: Victorian

M

Courtney Pina Miller
ABD, PhD
cpmiller@
Expertise: Transatlantic modernism; representations of the working class; critical race theory

Vinodini Murugesan
ABD, PhD
vino@
Expertise: Medieval, Renaissance, gender studies

O

Brenden O'Donnell
ABD, PhD
odonnell@
Expertise: 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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Sarah Perkins
2nd year, PhD
sarahperkins@
Expertise: Poetry, Modernism, Religion and Literature, Secularization

Miranda Peery
1st year, PhD
mpeery@
Expertise: Early Modern British Literature, Gender/Sexuality Studies, religion in Literature

Reza Pourmikail
ABD, PhD
rpourmikail@
Expertise: Early modern poetry; Milton; Modernism; Irish literature; Literature and philosophy

S

Noam Schiff
ABD, PhD
schiffn@
Expertise: Medieval literature and modernism, Irish literature, literary theory

T

Jennifer Thomas
ABD, PhD
jthomas@
Expertise: Transatlantic Modernism, Naturalism

Kemal Onur Toker
ABD, PhD
Expertise: Renaissance, Political theory, Early Modern philosphy, Continental philosophy, and Comparative Literature