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Education

Ph.D. in English, The Graduate Center, CUNY, Expected 2019

Oral Examination Fields: Narratives of Self-Destruction; Holocaust Memoir and Fiction; Visions of England in British Genre Fiction, 1880-1960

M.Phil. in English, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2018

M.A. in Liberal Studies, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2013

B.A. in English, Cinema Studies, and Jewish Studies, Oberlin College, 2011

Dissertation

“The Leap and the Gap: Writing Suicide in Modernist Britain”

Advisor: Richard A. Kaye

Committee Members: Tanya Agathocleous, Nico Israel

Employment

Adjunct Lecturer, The City College of New York, CUNY, 2018-present

Writing Consultant, The Writing Center, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2018-present

Adjunct Lecturer, Lehman College, CUNY, 2016-present

Graduate Teaching Fellow, Lehman College, 2014-18

Adjunct Lecturer, Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY, 2015-16

Teaching Experience

The City College of New York

Adjunct Lecturer, 2018-present

ENG 25000: Introduction to Literary Study (FA 19)

ENG 36602: British and Irish Modernism (SU 19)

ENG 36603: Literature and Suicide (SP 19)

ENG 38105: Modern Drama II (SP 18)

ENG 39203: The Political Novel (SP 18, FA 18)

Lehman College

Adjunct Lecturer, 2016-present

Graduate Teaching Fellow (Instructor of Record), 2014-18

ENG 111: Composition I (FA 14, 15, 16, 17, 19)

ENG 121: Composition II (SP 15, 16, 17)

ENG 222: Literary Genres (SU 15, SP 18, 19)

ENG 226: Shakespeare (SP 17)

ENG 303: English Literature II: Romantic through Modern (FA 18)

ENG 322: Modernism (FA 16)

Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY

Adjunct Lecturer, 2015-16

ENG 101: English Composition (FA 15)

ENG 201: Introduction to Literature (SP 16)

Oberlin Experimental College

Instructor, 2009-10

EXCO 488: The Films of the Coen Brothers (SP 09)

EXCO 489: The Films of Jim Jarmusch (FA 10)

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles

“Whispering Together in the Dark: Rereading Samuel Beckett’s Homosociality through Harold Pinter.”  The Harold Pinter Review: Essays on Contemporary Drama 2.1 (2018): 107-117.  Print.

“A Reader’s Beheading: Nabokov’s Invitation and Authorial Utopia.”  Nabokov Studies 13 (2014/15): 53-93.  Print.

Reviews

“Leo Braudy, Haunted: On Ghosts, Witches, Vampires, Zombies, and Other Monsters of the Natural and Supernatural Worlds.”  Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts 27.3 (2016): 515-518.  Print.

“Máirtín Ó Cadhain, The Dirty Dust.”  Modern Language Studies 45.2 (Winter 2016): 65-66.  Print.

Service

Assistant Editor, The D.H. Lawrence Review, 2017-present

Interviewer, Alumni Recruiting Network, Oberlin College, 2014-present

New Student Mentor, English Student Association, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2014-present

Hiring Committee, Associate Director for The Writing Center, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2019

Course Assessment Committee, English Student Association, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2018-19

Alumni and Fundraising Committee, English Student Association, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2017-19

Listserv Administrator, English Student Association, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2018

Chair, Modern Drama Division, South Atlantic Modern Language Association, 2016-17

Assessment Scoring Committee, English Department, Lehman College, 2014-15 and 16-17

Tutor, English Department Writing Lab, Lehman College, 2014

Research Assistant to Richard A. Kaye and Jane Marcus, 2013-14

Fellowships & Grants

Presidential Research Fellowship, The Writing Center, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2018-present

Virginia Hyde Memorial Graduate Fellowship, D.H. Lawrence Society of North America, 2019-20

Adjunct Incubator Research & Development Grant, Center for the Humanities, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2018-19

The Robert Adams Day Dissertation Year Fellowship, English Department, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2018-19

Travel Grant, The Modernist Studies Association, 2018

Writing Across the Curriculum Fellowship, Lehman College, 2017-18

Graduate Center Fellowship, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2013-18

Conference Presentation Support Grant, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2016-17

Conferences

Invited Talks

“One Might Come to Fruit in Death: D.H. Lawrence, the Death Drive, and Women in Love.”  International D.H. Lawrence Conference.  Taos, New Mexico.  July 2020.

“Teaching with Digital Technologies and Writing for Public Audiences.” Experts Among Us. Lehman College. March 2019.

Papers

“Archives, Public Writing, and Digital Pedagogy.” CUNY IT Conference. John Jay College of Criminal Justice. New York, NY. December 2019.

The Good Soldier and the Edwardian Disappearance of Death.”  Modernist Studies Association Conference.  Columbus, OH. November 2018.

“One Might Come to Fruit in Death: D.H. Lawrence, the Death Drive, and Women in Love.”  D.H. Lawrence Virtual Conference for Graduate Students.  April 2018.

“Durkheim and Freud: Competing Narratives of Suicide.”  Northeast Popular/American Culture Association Conference.  University of Massachusetts.  Amherst, MA.  October 2017.

“Whispering Together in the Dark: Rereading Samuel Beckett through Harold Pinter.”  South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference.  Durham, NC.  November 2015.

“Living Among Them: Finding W.G. Sebald in Austerlitz.”  Re(presentation): Problematizing Authenticity.  St. John’s University.  Jamaica, NY.  March 2015.

“Norman Mailer’s Jewish Hitler.”  The Norman Mailer Society Conference.  Wilkes University.  Wilkes-Barre, PA.  October 2014.

Leadership

Panel Moderator, “Blackness and the Law.”  Black Lives.  The Graduate Center, CUNY.  New York, NY.  April 2019.

Panel Organizer, “Suicidal Modernisms.”  Modernist Studies Association Conference.  Columbus, OH. November 2018.

Panel Organizer and Moderator, “Modern Drama.”  South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference.  Jacksonville, FL.  November 2016.

Panel Co-Organizer, “Periodizing the Twentieth Century.”  Friday Forum.  The Graduate Center, CUNY.  September 2015.

Panel Moderator, “Narrating the Traces of Loss.”  Trance.  The Graduate Center, CUNY.  New York, NY.  March 2015.

Professional Affiliations

Drama Desk (Voting Member)

Modern Language Association

The Modernist Studies Association

Graduate Coursework

American Women Writers and the Masks of Modernism, Hildegard Hoeller

Baldwin, Mailer, and the Flowering of American Masculinity, Marc Dolan

Biblical Narratology: Theory, Hermeneutics, and Biblical Narrative, David Richter

Classical Culture, Marie Marinetti

Edwardian Literature, Richard A. Kaye

Feminist Texts and Theories, Alyson Cole and Kyoo Lee

Finnegans Wake, Edmund Epstein

The Frames of Thomas Hardy’s Fiction, Felicia Bonaparte

From Rebellion to Modernism: Crosscurrents of the 1920s, Morris Dickstein

Introduction to Doctoral Studies, David S. Reynolds

Milton, Andrea Walkden

Modern/Postmodern: Mann, Musil, Kluge, Sebald, Caroline Rupprecht

Modernist Singularities, Mary Ann Caws

On Book Reviewing, André Aciman

On Spirals: Modernism and Its Aftermaths, Nico Israel

Postmodernism: Italy and Beyond, Giancarlo Lombardi

Rereading Jane Austen, Talia Schaffer

The Shaping of Modernity 1789-1914, David Gordon

Teaching Practicum, Salita Bryant

Theory and Practice of Literary Criticism, Giancarlo Lombardi

Wordsworth, Keats, and the Origins of Modern Poetry, Morris Dickstein