Graduate Students

Name

Degree Program

Interest

Benacquista, Jane

PhD

American Poetry

Bodmer, Matthew

PhD

 

Buren Modder, Sydney

MA

 

Chabko, Violet

PhD

Contemporary experimental Anglo-American fiction (print multimodal, hypertext, and interactive fiction), post-structuralist and postmodern literary theory

Chen, Grace

PhD

Victorian poetry, gender studies, and popular culture

Christiansen, Christopher

MA

 

Coons, Jayda

PhD

Nineteenth century English novel, visual culture, and realism

Donham, Housten

PhD

Twentieth century and contemporary American literature, cultural studies, film, poetics

D’Souza, Erika

PhD

 

Ebeid, Dalia

PhD

Indigenous literatures, Nubian literature, women and gender studies, southwest literature, feminist oral history, and African American literature

Elliott, Vic

MA

Modernism, Postmodernism, and Contemporary literature and theory

Fakler, Catherine

MA

 

Farrior, Marc

PhD

20th-century and contemporary American literature, war literature, narrative theory, the novel, and cultural studies

Fredericks, Sarah

PhD

19th and 20th Century American literature, Southern literature, Mark Twain, American female writers, dystopian novels, American literary humor, and Shakespeare

Hansen, Sovay

MA

The English modern and Victorian novel, psycholinguistic theory, feminist criticism, the German modern novel and German studies

Harrison, Nathaniel

MA

 

Hughes, Grace

PhD

British and American modernism, critical theory, cultural studies, theories of subjectivity, modern identification with political and social movements. 

Inoue, Hiroyuki

PhD

 

Johnson, Alexander

MA

20th-century British drama informed by the tradition of Ancient Attic & Roman dramatic literature

Kasper, Daniel

PhD

 

Kenney, Colleen

MA

Literary theory (specifically space vs. place and psychoanalysis), 18th-19th century British poetry, modernism, and sci-fi

Kim, Yuni

PhD

 

Kinnison, Dustin

MA

American and British literature and film; the novel; violence and subjectivity

Knox, Hunter

PhD

C19/20 American literature, Henry James, narrative theory, externalism and group mind

Kundert, Matthew

PhD

19th century American literature; American romanticism; American pragmatism (from Emerson to the neopragmatists); Richard Rorty

Labiner, Elizabeth

PhD

early modern drama, literature, and history, censorship and theater, and the gothic

Laquardia, Jonathan

PhD

Contemporary literature and theory

Lovins, Mark

PhD

 

Lyons, Emily

PhD

19th-early 20th century British literature; literature of the British Empire/the Empire in literature; colonialism and post-colonialism; women writers and feminist theory; gender studies; British science fiction, fantasy, and popular writing of the late 19th-early 20th centuries.

Miller, Emma

PhD

19th century British fiction; monstrosity and the grotesque; British folklore; Scottish Literature; JM Barrie, intersections between gender, sexuality, Otherness, and the Abject.

Miller, Jeremiah

MA

Postcolonial literature and theory; Ecocriticism

Negin, Andrew

PhD

Speculative fiction, archetypal criticism, visual narratives and interactive storytelling

Osborne, James

PhD

Late 19th & 20th Century British and American Lit (Hardy; Conrad and his descendants; Literature[s] of the Vietnam War/Cold War); Film: Classical Hollywood; New Hollywood; Film Sound & Sound Design.

Park, Seoyoung

PhD

Modern and Contemporary American Poetry, Poetics, Critical Theories, Cultural Studies, Literary Translation, The Postmodern

Retersdorf, Laura

PhD

 

Rhoades, Andrew

MA

 

Rischard, Mattius

MA

British and American modernism and gothicism, critical theory, cultural studies, working class literature, Marxism. Comparative literature (Russian). Film: German Expressionism and Soviet Realism, Classical Hollywood, Film Noir, Neo-Noir, and Horror. 

Rosenberry, Mary

PhD

20th century and contemporary American literature, ecocriticism, cultural studies, American Indian literature

Ross, Safari

PhD

British Romanticism and the long 18th century, lyric poetry, genre and narrative theory, nature of death, community and the other

Sacknoff, Lance

PhD

 

Salzer, Tim

MA

 

Schneider, Carie

PhD

American Lit (long 19th century), British & American 17th & 18th C, Digital Humanities, Animal Studies

Sims, Rachel

PhD

19th-Early 20th Century British and Russian Literature, The Victorian Novel, 19th Century Russian Novel, Dostoevsky, Prison Literature, Marxism, and Narrative Theory

Sloman, Chris

PhD

19th/20th Century American Literature; Narrative Theory; Postmodern Literature and Theory; Existentialism and the Solipsistic Protagonist

Snyderman, Robert

MA

Jewish Studies, Performance Studies, 20th & 21st Century Poetics Critical Theory, Visual Culture, Prison Literature, Genocide Studies, Radical Pedagogy

Stringham, Margaret

MA

 

Thomas, Emily

PhD

20th century American poetry and drama, and Native American literature.  
 

Turner, Eli

PhD

20th Century American literature, film, contemporary fiction, postmodern literature, short fiction, minority literature, magical realism, and cultural studies

Wallace, Heidi

PhD

American modernism, poetry, postmodernism, gender studies, critical theory, and postcolonial literature

Walsh, Christine

PhD

Avant-garde poetry, American Modernism, Gertrude Stein, autobiography

Wermers, James

PhD

Early modern British literature and culture w/ emphases in: metaphysics,epistemology, drama, and Catholic recusancy; Postcolonial theory; Cultural studies

Wilhoit, Sarah

PhD

Victorian and Romantic literature, gender and cultural studies, children’s and adolescent literature, Post-structuralist and contemporary literary theory

Yescas, Cesar

PhD

American literature, and I have been philosophically influenced by Marx, Nietzsche, Althusser, Lacan, and Foucault(to name a few)

Yu, Ying-wen

PhD

Contemporary American literature, Native American literature, Postmodernism, Animal and posthuman studies

Zhang, Ruixue

PhD

Victorian poetry, Romanticism, psychoanalysis, cultural studies

Zhu, Amanda

MA

 

 

Program(s): 

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences