Graduate Student Directory

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

A

Abigail Arnold
4th year, PhD
aarnold26@
Expertise: 19th and early 20th centuries, 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, Modernism, and Narrative Theory

Cara Dubois
1st year, MA
caradubois@
Expertise: Gender and Sexuality Studies
E

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
1st year, PhD
jfactor@
Expertise: Literary artifacts, prosody, poetry, gender and language, psychoanalysis

Diana Filar
4th year, 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

Emiliano Gutierrez Popoca
3rd year, PhD
egutierrezp@
Expertise: Early Modern Poetry and Drama

H

Seolji Han
4th year, PhD
shanol@
Expertise: 20th century British literature, modernism, postcolonial theory, elegy, melancholia

Ryan Hitchcock
1st year, PhD
ryanhitchcock@
Expertise: Poetry and Hermeneutics

Chih-Chien Hsieh
2nd year, PhD
cchsieh@
Expertise: transnational modernisms, literature of migration and diaspora, postcolonial studies, translation studies, gender and sexuality, critical theory and philosophy
J

Luigi Juarez
ABD, PhD
lajuarez@
Expertise: Modernism, 20th-century American and Latin-American literature

K
Nayoung Kim
1st year, PhD
nykim@
Expertise: 20th and 21st Century American Fiction, Space and Urban Studies, Visual Media, Popular Culture

Dominick Knowles
3rd year, PhD
dknowles@
Expertise: 20th Century American Literature, Modernism, Poetry and Philosophy

L

Pyunghwa Lee
4th year, PhD
pyunghwalee@
Expertise: Victorian

M

Avi Mendelson
ABD, PhD
amendel@
Areas: Renaissance, Shakespeare, history of medicine/disease, animal studies

Courtney Pina Miller
5th year, 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"

P

David Pass
ABD, PhD
dpass@
Expertise: 20th and 21st Century American Literature, The American Novel, Critical Race Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Literary Theory, Queer Theory, Deconstruction, Film and Media Studies

Sarah Perkins
1st year, PhD
sarahperkins@
Expertise: Poetry, Modernism, Religion and Literature, Secularization

Reza Pourmikail
4th year, PhD
rpourmikail@
Expertise: Early modern poetry; Milton; Modernism; Irish literature; Literature and philosophy

S

Noam Schiff
5th year, PhD
schiffn@
Expertise: Medieval literature and modernism, Irish literature, literary theory

Matthew Schratz
ABD, PhD
mschratz@
Expertise: 20th and 21st Century American Literature, critical university studies, and work

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

V

Tina Van Kley
ABD, PhD
tvankley@
Expertise: Long 18th-century British literature, religion and literature

W

Grace Wilsey
2nd year, MA
gwilsey@
Expertise: Cultural Studies, Film and Media Studies

Y

Byeongkee Yang
ABD, PhD
bkyang@
Expertise: Renaissance, Reformation, Modernity, Occultism, Magic, Alchemy, History of Science, Colonial New England