- Literary Studies
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- Romanticism (British and Italian); the long nineteenth century in literature; Romantic science and the history of materialism; Marxist political economy; deconstruction; biopolitics
Degrees and Institutions
BA, University of Montevallo, Department of English, 2006
MA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of English, 2009
"'Forms of Living Death': Mockery, Marronage and Sovereignty in Percy Shelley and John Gareth Stedman." Essays in Romanticism. (Fall 2016). 29 pp. typescript. Print.
"Poetic Prescription: Giacomo Leopardi's 'La Ginestra' as a Cure for History." European Romantic Review (Forthcoming).
"The University Must be Defended! Safe Spaces, Campus Policing and University-Driven Gentrification." with Bennett Carpenter and Laura Goldblatt. In/Security. Spec. issue of English Language Notes. 54.2 (Fall/Winter 2016). 12 pp. typescript. Print.
"Scholexodus: Learning Within/Against/Beyond the Institution?" with Bennett Carpenter, Laura Goldblatt, Mike Strayer, Karim Wissa, and Andrew Yale. Cultural Logic: an electronic journal of Marxist theory and practice. Forthcoming (Summer 2016). 25 pp. typescript. Print.
"Feces on the Philosophy of History! A Manifesto of the MLA Subconference," with Bennett Carpenter, Laura Goldblatt, Anna Vitale, Karim Wissa, and Andrew Yale. Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Langage, Composition and Culture. 14.3 (Fall 2014). 381-394. Print.
"Can Biopolitics be Thought Plastically? Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Plant Life, and Political Resistance." Theory @ Buffalo. Special Issue: Plastique: The Dynamics of Catherine Malabou. 16(April 2012): 64-76. Print.
Modern Language Association: Executive Council Member (Spring 2016-Spring 2020)
- Delegate Assembly Member, Fall 2016-Spring 2018
- Executive Director Search Committee, Spring 2016-Fall 2016