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Beljanski, Tanja

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    MA, BA, University of Cologne
    MA, University of Rochester

Interests: Contemporary American literature and film, media and film studies, critical theory, narratology, intertextuality and intermediality, media objects, post-postmodernism, temporalities of the contemporary in popular culture, gender studies

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Bowen, Mead

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    MA, Aberystwyth University
    BA, University of Florida

Interests: Slave and Neoslave Narratives; Artificial and Posthuman Life Forms in Science Fiction; Construction of Mixed Race Identity in Literary Texts; Critical Race Theory

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Brengle, Abigail

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    MA, University of Rochester
    BA, Michigan State University

Interests: Twentieth-century British and American literature, Modernism, poetry and poetics

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Briant, Katherine

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    Fordham University, MA
    University of Rochester, BA

Interests: Manuscript studies, late medieval literature, the book as body, and digital humanities

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Byng, Gyasi

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    MA, Florida Atlantic University
    BA, Palm Beach Atlantic University

Interests: Slave and Neoslave Narratives; Artificial and Posthuman Life Forms in Science Fiction; Construction of Mixed Race Identity in Literary Texts; Critical Race Theory

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Castleberry, Kristi

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, MA, Sonoma State University

Interests: Medieval Literature; Cultural Studies and Gender Studies

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Cho, Seung

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    MA, University of Rochester
    BA, Soongsil University

Interests: Early Modern Literature; Shakespeare and Renaissance Poetry; Negative Capability and Theology; Tragedy and Philosophy

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Conklin, Ashley

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    MA, Boston College
    BA, University of Connecticut

Interests: Medieval literature; Violence in romance and hagiography; Monstrosity; Marginalized figures

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Crakes, Andrew

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    MA, Southern Connecticut State University
    BA, Boston University

Interests: American modernist poetry; Affect theory and psychoanalysis; Digital humanities; Poetry and Cinema

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Crawford, Rachel

  • MA Program

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Davies, Helen

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    MA, BA, Loyola University Chicago
    MA, University of York, UK

Interests: Anglo-Saxon literature, Maps, Digital Humanities, and Multi-Spectral Imaging

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Delcourt, Steffi

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    MA, University of Rochester
    BA, Emory University

Interests: Medieval Literature, Middle English Romances, the Arthurian Tradition, Identity, Spatial Theory

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Ellis, Denver

  • MA Program

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Francisco, Erin

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    MA, University of Rochester

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Goga, George

  • MA Program
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Green, Meaghan

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, North Central College

Interests: British Literature, Romanticism, Aesthetics and Images

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Grenert, Alison

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, University of Pittsburgh
    MA, University of Rochester

Interests: Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century American Literature; Film and Media Studies; Genre Studies; Literature and Language Theory

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Harper, Alison

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    MA, University of Chicago
    MA, University of York
    BA, St Hilda's College, Oxford University

Interests: Fifteenth-century popular literature; Medieval household miscellanies; Afterlife of texts, focus on fanfiction and other forms of textual adaptation

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Ingles, Jarrod

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, Asbury University

Interests: Romantic and Victorian Literature; Politics and Poetry; Aesthetics

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Jaime, Shannon

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, Whittier College
    MA, University of Rochester

Interests: British Romantic and Victorian Literature; Women Writers; Poetry and Poetics; Lyric and Genre Theory

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Kingsley, Joey

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University
    BA, College of the Holy Cross

Interests: 19th-century British Poetry and Literature; Victorian Studies; Romantic Poetry; 19th-century Society and Culture; 18th-century British Poetry; 20th-century Irish Literature; Gender and Sexuality; Female Narrative Theory; 20th- and 21st-century Poetry and Poetics; 20th-century American Poetry

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Knopf, Nicholas J

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, Nazareth College
    MA, Saint Bonaventure University

Interests: Mark Twain; Theory of the Novel; Eighteenth-Century English Novel; Medical and Scientific Prose; Travel

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Koerner, Lydia

  • Selznick Program
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Kohlhase, Emily

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Interests: English Renaissance drama, focus on Shakespeare; Early Modern and Contemporary theatrical practices; Adaptation

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Kraines, Daniel

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    MA, NY University
    MFA, Boston University
    BA, Skidmore College

Interests: 20th Century and Contemporary Literature; Modernism, Poetry and Poetics

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Kurano, Lindsey

  • Selznick Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, Ritsumeikan University

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Lamperez, Joseph

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, MA, Loyola University of Chicago

Interests: The Hermetic Tradition; Fin de Siecle Literature and Art; Magical Realism; Surrealism; Obscurity; the Politics and Poetics of Space; Romanticism; the Baroque; Ecocriticism; Postcolonial Theology

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Lang, Amanda

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, St. John Fisher College
    MA, University of Rochester

Interests: Early Modern Literature; Shakespeare and English Renaissance Drama; Gender Studies

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Leon, Ileana

  • MA Program
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Liu, Cen

  • MA Program
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Lloyd, Hilarie

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, Duke University
    JD, Cornell Law School

Interests: Feminist Theory and Jurisprudence; Progressive Literary Movements; Politics and Language; Critical Race Theory; Women Writers; Anglo-Irish Literature

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Lowman, Emily

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, College of William and Mary

Interests: Medieval literature, Celtic literature, Arthurian tradition, Old English literature, folklore; temporal theory, spatial theory; critical race theory

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Loy, Eric

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    MA, Creighton University
    BA, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Interests: Documentary Editing; Editorial Theory; Digital Humanities; Twentieth-Century American Literature; Narrative Theory

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Marra, Abbey

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    University of Bristol, MA
    Southern Nazarene University, BA

Interests: Film and Television Studies, Comedy, Gender Studies, Stardom and Celebrity, Popular Culture, Race and Representation

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McCain, Carson

  • MA Program
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McDonald, Matthew

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, Vanderbilt University

Interests: 19th and 20th century American; poetics; fixed verse forms, particularly the sonnet

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McDowell, Zachary

  • Selznick Program
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Morrice, Santiago

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    MA, Mills College
    BA, University of California-Merced

Interests: Contemporary poetry and poetics; translation

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Nelson, Daniel

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, New York University
    MA, SUNY at Buffalo

Interests: Poetry, Especially Ninteenth-Century British and Twentieth-Century American; British Romanticism

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Nikolis, Anastasia

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, Haverford College

Interests: Modern and contemporary literature; Poetry and poetics; Word and image

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Nourani, Sherwin

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    MA, MS, BA, University of Texas, Dallas

Interests: Shakespeare; World Epics; Relationships between Music, Language and Poetry; Neuroaesthetics; Space-Time, Chance and Nothingness; Gender Studies; Digital Humanities

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O'Neil, Scott

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, Towson University
    MA, Saint Bonaventure University

Interests: Early Modern; Shakespeare; Renaissance Pedagogy

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Ormsbee, Michael

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, Williams College

Interests: 18th and 19th century British literature, narratology, genre theory, literary theory and its history, the Novel

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Powell, Zachary M

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    MA, Kansas State University
    BS, University of Kansas

Interests: Film and Media Studies (Silent Film, War Film, Horror Film, Experimental Film) Cultural Studies, Modernism, and Contemporary Literature

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Rich, Robert

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, University of Oregon

Interests: Nineteenth-Century British Literature, History of Economic Thought, Early Science Fiction

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Sadaniantz, Nicole

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, University of Pennsylvania

Interests: 20th Century dramatic literature and acting theory; Modernism; Chekhov, Woolf, Kerouac, Brodsky & Utkin

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Sengupta, Oishani

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    MA, Jadavpur University, Kolkata
    BA, Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Interests: Victorian visual culture; illustrated novels; digital humanities; translation studies

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Shukla, Abhishek

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, St. Stephen's College, Delhi
    MA, University College Dublin

Interests: Nineteenth-Century American Literature; Anglo-Irish and Indian Literary Revivals

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Simon, Miles

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    MA, California State University-Northridge
    BA, California State University-Northridge

Interests: Transatlantic Romanticism; Liminal spaces; Negative capability and theology; History of the daemon; Genre studies; Hybrid texts

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Singleton, Daniel

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    MA, University of Rochester
    BA, Kennesaw State University

Interests: Film history; Twentieth-century American Literature; Cinematic authorship; Adaptation

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Skwiat, Matthew

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    MA, University of Rochester
    MA, Drew University
    BA, Kean University

Interests: Rise of the Novel, Victorian Literature and Transatlantic Gothic Fiction

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Soules, Katherine

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    MA, University of Rochester
    MA, Marshall University
    BA, Cedarville University

Interests: Research interests: contemporary American literature, war & memory, literary theory & history of theory, intellectual history, philosophy, religion, aesthetics, visual art & history

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Tosh, Nathan

  • MA Program
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Townsend, Dominique

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, Pacific Union College

Interests: Twentieth-century British Literature, Modernism, Construction of Mixed Race Identity in Literary Texts, Narrative Identity Construction, Liminal Spaces, Critical Race Theory, Gender and Sexuality

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Vandenbossche, Lisa

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, University of Michigan
    MA, Clemson University

Interests: Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British and American Literature; Atlantic Studies; Law and Literature; Feminist and Gender Studies

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Whitebell, Laura

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, University of York, UK
    MA, University of Sheffield, UK
    MA, University of Rochester

Interests: British and American Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture; Digital Humanities

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Woehl, Marcie

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, University of North Dakota

Interests: New media, public humanities, digital humanities, political rhetoric of the late 60s to mid-70s, and literature and philosophy

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Xu, Chelsea

  • MA Program

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Yee, Pamela

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, University of California, Berkeley

Interests: Medieval Literature; Arthurian Tradition; Celtic Mythology; Folklore and Fairy Tale; Historical Linguistics; Gender Studies

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Zaloom, Rose

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    BA, Utica College

Interests: Early Modern/Renaissance British Literature, Dramatic Literature, Representations and Dynamics of Violence, Theatrical Staging, Audience Experience, Prose and Poetic Narrative

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Zaman, Nasheed

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    MA, Kansas State University
    BA, North South University, Bangladesh

Interests: Twentieth-century American Literature; African-American Literature; Literary theory

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Zawacki, Alexander

  • PhD Program
  • Prior Degrees
    MA, Bangor University, Wales
    BS, Susquehanna University

Interests: High and late medieval literature, insular romance, multispectral imaging, textual science, the digital humanities