Ph.D. Candidate, English
441 East Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458
Texas Christian University - Master's
West Texas A&M University - Undergraduate
Areas of Interest
I am theorizing the ways that disability impacts the pastoral ideal in American literature about the home.
Presentations at professional national or international conferences
• “’His little love was a tree, of course:’ Paul D and the Trees in Beloved.” CEA Annual Conference. San Antonio, Texas. April 2006. • “Myth and History in Michelle Cliff’s Free Enterprise." ACWWS Bi-Annual Conference. St. George, Grenada. May 2008. • “’[T]o return a meaning that had been lost to the world’: Postmodern Language and the Search for Meaning in DeLillo’s Mao II .“ Fordham GEA Annual Conference. October 2008.
Related Professional Experience
• Editorial Intern, Fordham Press. January 2011-present. Preparing manuscripts for publication. Copyright. • Associate Editor, descant. Texas Christian University, 2006-07. Literary journal.
Other awards, honors, and/or activities
• Teaching Fellowship, Fordham University, 2011-2012. Declined in favor of editorial internship. • Graduate Fellowship, Fordham University, 2007-2011. • Tuition Scholarship and stipend, Texas Christian University, 2005-2007.
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