Associate Professor of English
Courses: Fall 2014
GEng 221: Literature, Nature, and the Environment
Eng 327: Gothic Literature
Eng 366: Contemporary Critical Theory
Romanticism and British literature, literature and the environment, ecocriticism, animal
studies, literary and cultural theory
Ph.D., English, Duke University, 2006.
M.A., English, Bucknell University, 2001.
B.A., summa cum laude, English, Lebanon Valley College, 1999.
The Ecology of British Romantic Conservatism, 1790-1837 in the Palgrave Series on the Enlightenment, Romanticism, and Cultures of Print, eds. Anne Mellor and Clifford Siskin. (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan), 2013.
“Romantic Conservatism in Burke, Wordsworth, and Wendell Berry.” SubStance: A
Review of Theory and Literary Criticism #125, 40.2 (2011): 73-91.
“Why linger at the yawning tomb so long?: The Ethics of Negative Capability in
Keats’s Isabella and Hyperion.” Partial Answers: Journal of Literature and the
History of Ideas. 8.1 (January 2010): 23-38.
“Burke’s ‘Revolutionary Book’: Conservative Politics and Revolutionary Aesthetics in
the Reflections.” Romanticism on the Net. 45, Feb 2007.
“‘The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom’: Alternative Economies of Excess
in Blake’s Continental Prophecies.” Papers on Language and Literature.
42.1 (February 2006) 3-24.
“Feminism to Ecofeminism: The Legacy of Gilbert and Gubar’s Readings of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and The Last Man.” The Madwoman in the Attic After Thirty Years. Ed. Annette Federico. University of Missouri Press, 2009, 76-94.