Graduate Student Directory

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

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Jessi Brewer
2nd year, PhD
jdbrewer@
Expertise: 19th C British literature, the novel, medical literature, public humanities

Hanh Bui
PhD 2021
hbui@
Expertise: Renaissance, early modern health, age studies

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Anik Chartrand
2nd year, PhD
anikchartrand@
Expertise: Settler Colonialism, Postcolonialism, Early American and Caribbean

Sungkyung Cho
3rd year, PhD
skcho@
Expertise: Later 18th-c and Romantic literature; politics, religion, and intellectual history in Hanoverian Britain; poetry and society

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

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Jennifer Factor
4th year, PhD
jfactor@
Expertise: Literary artifacts, prosody, poetry, gender and language, psychoanalysis

Diana Filar
PhD 2021
dfilar@
ExpertiseMulti-ethnic immigrant literature, 20th and 21st century American novel, theories of ethnicity, migration, and diaspora, critical race theory, contemporary literature and neoliberalism

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Daniella Gati
PhD 2021
dgati@
Expertise: Modernism, postmodernism, literary theory, comparative literature

Emiliano Gutierrez Popoca
ABD, PhD
egutierrezp@
Expertise: Early Modern Poetry and Drama

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Seolji Han
PhD 2021
shanol@
Expertise: 20th century British literature, modernism, literary characters, theory of the novel, literature and philosophy, postcolonial theory, posthumanist theory, literature and science

Yi He
4th year, PhD
yyhe@
Expertise: Media theory, Media ecology, Early America

Ryan Hitchcock
4th year, PhD
ryanhitchcock@
Expertise: Literary modernism, poetry and poetics, religion and secularism, belle lettres, aesthetics, conversion narratives

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

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Nayoung Kim
4th year, PhD
nykim@
Expertise: 20th and 21st Century American Fiction, Space and Urban Studies, Visual Media, Popular Culture

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

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Pyunghwa Lee
ABD, PhD
pyunghwalee@
Expertise: Victorian

Bryn Linderman
1st year, Jt MA
brynlinderman@
Expertise: British Romanticism, history of the novel, feminist theory, British history during the 18th and 19th century

Bailey Ludwig
3rd year, PhD
baileyludwig@
Expertise: Medieval (particularly romance), Genre, Gender/Sexuality, Religion, Postcolonial

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Courtney Pina Miller
PhD 2021
cpmiller@
Expertise: Transatlantic modernism; representations of the working class; critical race theory

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Brenden O'Donnell
PhD 2020
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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Miranda Peery
3rd year, PhD
mpeery@
Expertise: Late Medieval and Early Modern British Literature, particularly religion and magic in MedRen europe. Gender/Sexuality Studies, Critical Race Studies, Genre and Horror Studies, Public Humanities, Digital Humanities

Sarah Perkins 
4th year, PhD
sarahperkins@
Expertise: Poetry, Modernism, Religion and Literature, Secularization

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

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Kati Russ
1st year, Jt MA
Katiruss@
ExpertiseGender in Modernist Texts, Queer Theory, Feminist Theory, American Modernism

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Daniel Schwartz
2nd year, PhD
danielschwartz@
ExpertiseModernism, Poetics, Philosophy

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

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Zhijiu Yu
1st year, MA
zhijiuyu@
ExpertiseIdeology, literary theories, Asian American literature

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Aisha Zamor
1st year, Jt MA
aishazamor@
ExpertiseBlack Feminisms, Black Literature, Intergenerational Trauma, Performance Studies, Critical Race Theory, Sex Theory