English Faculty: Literary Studies
Cultural Studies, Postcolonial Feminist Studies, British Modernism, and Queer Studies
Founders Hall 213
Ph.D., University of Iowa
Current Research, Scholarly Interests, and Related Activities:
Queen Victoria, "Whiteness," and Twentieth-Century Culture; Virginia Woolf, Kinaesthetics, and Contemporary Art
- English 109: Humboldt through Literature and Landscape
- English 305: Post-Colonial Perspectives
- English 308 (B&): Women in Literature
- English 320: Practical Criticism
- English 350: Art, War, and Politics in Modernist Literature
- English 350: Sexology and Literary Scandal
- English 360/560: Introduction to Cultural Studies
- English 360/560: Queer Theories
- English 490: Senior Project Seminar
- English 546: Englishness and Otherness in Modernist Britain
- English 546: Sexology and Literary Scandal, 1857-1945
- “Kinetic Tropes, Comedic Turns: Dancing To the Lighthouse.” Contradictory Woolf: Selected Papers from the Twenty-First Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf. Clemson University Digital Press. Forthcoming.
Woolf’s To the Lighthouse. Reader’s Guides series on key texts in literature and philosophy. London: Continuum Books, 2009.
“Difficult Silences.” Academe: Bulletin of the American Association of University Professors (July-August 2006): 64-67.
“Reading Influences: Homoeroticism and Mentoring in Katherine Mansfield’s ‘Carnation’ and Virginia Woolf’s ‘Moments of Being: Slater’s Pins Have No Points.’” Virginia Woolf: Lesbian Readings. Ed. Eileen Barrett and Patricia Cramer. The Cutting Edge: Lesbian Life and Literature Series. Ed. Karla Jay. New York University Press, 1997. 57-77. Reprinted in Short Story Criticism: Criticism of the Works of Short Fiction Writers, Vol. 81. Ed. Thomas J. Schoenberg and Lawrence J. Trudeau. New York: Thomson Gale Publishers, 2005. 45-54.
“Queen Victoria in the Funnyhouse: Adrienne Kennedy and the Rituals of Colonial Possession.” Remaking Queen Victoria. Ed. Margaret Homans and Adrienne Munich. Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture Series. Ed. Gillian Beer and Catherine Gallagher. Cambridge University Press, 1997. 235-57.
- “‘Something Out of Harmony’: To the Lighthouse and the Subject(s) of Empire.” Woolf Studies Annual 2 (1996): 39-70. Reprinted in part in Virginia Woolf: To the Lighthouse, The Waves. Ed. Jane Goldman. Series Ed. Richard Beynon. Columbia Critical Guides Series. Columbia University Press, 1998. Icon Critical Guides Series. Cambridge: Icon Books, 1997. 159-67.