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Courses Spring 2018:

Nineteenth-century British literature, Victorian fiction, autobiography, narrative theory, theory of the novel

Ph.D., English and Comparative Literature, Washington University in St. Louis
M.A., Comparative Literature, Washington University in St. Louis
B.A., English and Hispanic Studies, The College of William and Mary

Current Research:
Fictional Selves: Creating Identity in the Victorian Fictional Autobiography (book project).


“Life, Death, and Identity in The Lifted Veil: George Eliot’s Experiments in First-Person Fiction” in Critical Insights: George Eliot, Ed. Katie Peel. Ipswich, MA: Salem Press. 2016.

"How Do You Solve a Problem Like Esther? Reading Bleak House as Fictional Autobiography.” Victorians Institute Journal 41 (2013).

“‘But why should readers be made to feel…’: Repulsing Readerly Sympathy for Ethical Ends in the Victorian Realist Novel.” Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry 7.19 (Fall 2013).

“Reading Narrative Truth through the Absence of Narrative Awareness in Wilkomirski’s Fragments.” a/b: Auto/Biography Studies 28.1 (Summer 2013).

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