Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Ph.D. English Literature, Brown University, 1998
18 Lind Hall
English; Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies
Areas of Expertise
Modern British and American literature; modernism and modernity; history and production of knowledge; narrative and novel studies; Victorian literature and culture; gender studies and theory; popular culture and media; poetry and creative writing
Expert Modernists, Matricide, and Modern Culture: Woolf, Forster,
Joyce. Houndsmills, Hampshire and New York: Palgrave Macmillan,
"Over-Eating: Pilgrimage’s Food Mania and the Flanérie of Public Foraging." Modernism and the Everyday. Ed. Scott McCrackern. Special issue of Modernist Cultures 2.1 (Summer 2006).
"Exceptional Women, Expert Culture, and the Academy." Reprint in Rhetorical Woman: Roles and Representations. Ed. Hildy Miller and Lillian Bridwell-Bowles. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2005.
"Exceptional Women, Expert Culture, and the Academy." Signs, Journal of Women in Culture and Society 29.1 (Fall 2003).
“‘Only Cathect’: Queer Heirs and Narrative Desires in Howards End.” Imperial Desire: Dissident Sexualities and Colonial Literature. Ed. Richard Ruppel and Philip Holden. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2003.
“Shepherds in the Parlor: Forster’s Apostles, Pagans, and Native Sons.” Novel, A Forum On Fiction 32.1 (Fall 1998).
“Retailing the Female Intellectual.” differences, A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 9.2 (Summer 1997).
1910 and the Culture of Modernism (twentieth-century anglophone literatures and cultures)
'The Novelty of the Novel,' A Critical and Cultural History of the Novel (studies in criticism and theory)
Feminism and Modernism (twentieth-century anglophone literatures and culture)
Empire and English Masculinity (nineteenth-century literature and culture)
Down and Dirty: Censorship and the Modern Writer
Emptying the Nest: Domestics, Dandies, Deviants, and New Women (studies in narrative)
Street Smart and City Gendered: Woolf, Joyce, and the Metropolitan Novel
The London Metropolis: From Boz to Dalloway (Victorian literature)
Hollywood and the English Novel