English Ph.D., Class of 2016
What is your research area?
Renaissance British Literature.
What is the best thing you’ve done as a graduate student at SMU?
Through several avenues of SMU funding, I've been able to present research at several scholarly conferences, including Cambridge University.
What is your favorite thing to do in Dallas?
I love walking or running at White Rock Lake, strolling through the arboretum, and enjoying great food and drink at one of Dallas' many excellent restaurants.
What do you wish you had known before starting graduate school?
My colleagues in graduate school would become an important part of my support system. Building those relationships and caring about that community has been one of the most rewarding -- but surprising -- parts of graduate school.