Entry Year: 2009
Ph.D., May 2015, (BA) U of St. Thomas
Interests and Publications
Endemic: Essays in Contagion Theory, co-editor with Lorenzo Servitje. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Theorizing Syphilis and Subjectivity: From the Victorians to the Present, co-editor with Lorenzo Servitje. Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.
"Seeing Things: The Dilemma of Visual Subjectivity at the Dawn of the Bacteriological Age in Strindberg's The Father."; Forthcoming in Configurations: A Journal of Literature and Science 26.2 (2016).
"A Speculative Idea': The Parallel Trajectories of Financial Speculation, Obstetrical Science, and Fiscal Management of Female Bodies in Henry James's Washington Square."; Journal for Medical Humanities (2014).
"If You Don't Know Me By Now: The Failure of Care in 'Bartleby, the Scrivener.'"; Disability Studies Quarterly 34.4 (2014).
"Keep Bleeding: Hemorrhagic Sores, Trade, and the Necessity of Leaky Boundaries in Defoe's Journal of the Plague Year."; Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies 14.2 (2014): 62-81.
"Introduction: The Making of a Modern Endemic."; Endemic: Essays in Contagion Theory. Co-written and edited with Lorenzo Servitje. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
"Find the Microbe and Kill It:' Victorian Viral Virulence, Postmodern Zombies, and the American Healthcare Enterprise."; The Walking Med: Zombies and Medical Language. Ed. Sherryl Vint and Lorenzo Servitje. Forthcoming. University Park: Penn State UP, 2016.
"Cultural Documents and Illustrations,"; (author) and "A Critical History of Jane Eyre"; (coauthored with Beth Newman). "Jane Eyre";: A Case Study in Contemporary Criticism. Ed. Beth Newman. 2nd ed. Boston: Bedford St. Martins, 2014.
Review of Evolutionary Aesthetics of Human Ethics in Hardy's Tragic Narratives, by Riza Ozturk. The Hardy Review (2014)
Infectious Diseases and Contamination in Late-Nineteenth Century British, American and Scandinavian Fiction.
2015-16: Hughes Post-Doctoral Fellow, SMU
Currently: Assistant Professor, Whitworth Univeristy, Spokane, WA