Department of English

Graduate Student Directory

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

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Julia Baier
1st year, MA
Graduate Representative
juliabaier@
Expertise: Medievalism, Victorianism, Queer studies, Art history

Jessi Brewer
3rd year, PhD
Graduate Representative
jdbrewer@
Expertise: 19th C British literature, the novel, medical literature, public humanities

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Anik Chartrand
3rd year, PhD
Graduate Representative
anikchartrand@
Expertise: Settler Colonialism, Indigenous Studies, Postcolonialism, Early American

Sungkyung Cho
4th year, PhD
skcho@
Expertise: Later 18th-c and Romantic literature; politics, religion, and intellectual history in Hanoverian Britain; poetry and society

Ayla Cordell
1st year, Jt MA
aylacordell@
Expertise: Feminist and queer theory, sex/gender studies, creative non-fiction, body & culture studies, embodiment

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Rachel Dale
3rd year, PhD
rdale@
Expertise: Contemporary Anglophone literature, Trauma Theory, Postcolonialism, Decolonial Pedagogy, Gender & Sexuality, and Archives

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Jennifer Factor
5th year, PhD
jfactor@
Expertise: Literary artifacts, prosody, poetry, gender and language, psychoanalysis

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

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Yi He
5th year, PhD
yyhe@
Expertise: Media theory, Media ecology, Early America

Ryan Hitchcock
5th year, PhD
ryanhitchcock@
Expertise: Literary modernism, poetry and poetics, religion and secularism, belle lettres, aesthetics, conversion narratives

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

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Bailey Ludwig
4th year, PhD
Program Assistant for the Mandel Center for the Humanities
baileyludwig@
Expertise: Medieval Romance (Arthurian and Crusade), Critical Eating Studies, Genre, Premodern Critical Race, and Gender/Sexualit

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Sahid Mondal
1st year, PhD
sahidmondal@
Expertise: Postcolonialism, Transnational and Postnational Studies, Religion and Secularity, Diasporic and Migrant Muslim Identities

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Miranda Peery
4th 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 
5th 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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Daniel Schwartz
3rd year, PhD
danielschwartz@
ExpertiseModernism, Poetics, Philosophy

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Leon Wang
1st year, PhD
leonwang529@
ExpertiseBritish Romanticism

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