Curriculum Vitae

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Employment

2013-present
Associate Professor 
Marymount University, Arlington VA
Department of Literature & Languages

2012-2014
Director, Graduate Program in Literature, Language & Humanities

2010-2011
Co-Director, Graduate Program in Literature & Language

2006-2013
Assistant Professor
Marymount University, Arlington VA
Department of Literature & Languages

2005-2006
Visiting Assistant Professor
Washington & Lee University, Lexington VA
Department of English Literature

1999-2005
Graduate Student Instructor
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI
Department of English Literature

Education

Ph.D., December 2005
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI
Department of English Language & Literature
Dissertation: “’A Monster with a Face between his Feet’: The Corporeal Culture of Farce in the Early Eighteenth Century”
Winner, Michael Erik Myatt Dissertation Award in Disability Studies

MA, 2000
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI
Department of English Language & Literature
Exams in 18th Century British Literature, Narrative Theory

BA, 1997
James Madison University, Harrisonburg VA
Departments of English and Philosophy
Summa cum laude, Graduation with Distinction
Honors Thesis: “Writing the Text Erotic: Discourses of Loss and Desire in the Fiction of Jeanette Winterson”

Research & Teaching Interests

Eighteenth-Century British Literature and Cultural Studies
Novel and Narrative Theory (18th – Contemporary)
Film Studies, Visual Culture
Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Drama
Aesthetics and Aesthetic Theory
Digital Humanities
Eighteenth-Century Popular Culture and Performance
Disability Studies
Research Methodologies
Horror Film and Paracinema