Below is some information about my academic life thus far (last updated May 2018). I also have a profile on Academia.edu.


Ph.D    The Graduate Center, CUNY, May 2014
English Qualifying Examinations passed with Distinction, December 2010
IT and Pedagogy Certificate Program, Film Studies Certificate Program

M.Phil. The Graduate Center, CUNY, August 2011

M.A.    The Graduate Center, CUNY, September 2010

A.B.     Bryn Mawr College, May 2006
English, Anthropology, and minor in Film Studies, magna cum laude

Selected Publications

Please see here for a list of recent publications.

Selected Presentations and Conference Papers

“Genre and Resistance Politics: The Dorset Novels of Mary Butts,” the Feminist inter-Modernist Association Conference. Greeley, CO. June 2018

“Weddings and Marriages: English Responses to Stability and Change,” MSA 19. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. August 2017

“Wellness and Public Space in Ahmed Ali’s Twilight in Delhi,” Society for Novel Studies Conference. Pittsburgh, PA. May 2016

“Jacob and the Cenotaph: Woolf’s Mutable Memorial to the Great War,” NeMLA Convention. Toronto, Canada. April 2015

“Dismantling Patterns: Combating Modernist Architecture in T. S. Eliot’s Late Plays,” ACLA 2014. New York, NY. March 2014

“Objecthood and Objectification in Rachilde’s The Juggler and Rilke’s The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge,” MSA 15. Brighton, UK. August 2013

Teaching Experience
English Literature (undergraduate electives)

Introduction to Twentieth Century European Drama
Survey of British Modernism
Twentieth Century Women Writers
Capstone course: The Great War and its Discontents

Film Studies (graduate course)

Genre and Global Conflicts

Film Studies (undergraduate electives)

Cities in Film and Literature
Introduction to Film Studies
History of Film
Hollywood, Bollywood, Nollywood: Development of Global Media Industries

English Composition and Writing (writing intensive electives)

Writing for the Humanities
Writing for the Social Sciences
Technical Writing
Freshman Inquiry Writing Seminars

Selected Fellowships and Awards

NEH Summer Seminar participant in The Bhagavad Gita: Ancient Texts, Modern Readers
Public Scholar with the New York Council for the Humanities, 2015-2017
Fathman Young Scholar Award from the T. S. Eliot Society for conference presentation, Fall 2014
Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Fellowship at the School of Professional Studies-CUNY, 2013-14
Bridging the Space: Invitational Pedagogy Seminar at Lehman College, Spring 2012
The Samuel Beckett Summer School, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, July 2011
University Fellow at the Graduate Center, 2007–2013
Graduate Teaching Fellow at the Graduate Center, 2007–2009
Chancellor’s Fellow at the Graduate Center, 2006–2011
Humanities Fellow at the Centre for the Humanities at the Graduate Center, 2006
Undergraduate Grant for full tuition from Bryn Mawr College, 2002–2006

Selected Professional Experience
Editorial work

Transcriber and fact-checker for book on interviews by poet Ron Padgett, 2011-2012
Editorial Associate at Frame graduate journal, September 2010
Editorial staff at Fiction literary journal, 2008-2011

Tutoring and Mentoring

Graduate Mentor at the New Community College, Fall 2012
Mentor in the Poetry Outreach Program at City College, 2010