Current PhD Students

I am chairing the following committees:

  • Timothy Fosbury (degree expected June 2020), “Persistent Futures of Bermudas Past: Genres of Geography and Race in Early America”
  • Efren López (expected to advance to candidacy in December 2019)
  • Gabriela Valenzuela (expected to advance to candidacy in December 2019)

I am a member of the following dissertation committees:

  • Kimberly Calder, “Coming Back to Life: Indigeneity and the More-Than-Human World in Post-1945 American Literature and Theory”
  • Jessica Horvath, “Fragile Minds, Super Bodies: The Narrative Form and Social Function of Dis/ability in Nineteenth-Century Women’s Writing”
  • Jeremiah Sladek (History), “Mission Secularization in Indigenous California, 1554-1846”