Current PhD students are listed below. Click on a name to view a full profile.
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Primary fields: nineteenth-century American fiction, the Gothic, gender and sexuality studies, transatlanticism
Julia Mix Barrington
Primary fields: early modern drama, early modern poetry, early modern travel narratives, gender and sexuality studies
Primary fields: children’s literature, nineteenth-century American literature, the child in fiction, discipline and education, transatlanticism, gift theory
Primary fields: contemporary fiction, American literature, history of popular entertainment, genre studies, literature and technology
Primary fields: early modern drama, medieval drama, ordinary language philosophy, death culture
Lia Sloth Calhoun
Primary fields: twentieth- and twenty-first-century American literature, spatial justice, spatial theory, human rights discourse, Native American literature, Ethnic-American literature
Primary fields: twentieth-century American fiction; modernism; transatlanticism; ordinary language philosophy
Primary fields: nineteenth-century British literature, science and literature, literature and visual arts, history of science, Czech literature
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Talia Vestri Croan
Primary fields: British Romanticism, poetry, nineteenth-century novel, gender and sexuality studies, queer theory, history of the family
Primary fields: twentieth-century American and French literature, post-colonial and race theory
R. Christian Engley
Primary fields: British and Irish modernism, film and film theory, lyric poetry, Marxism, psychoanalysis, gender and sexuality studies
Primary fields: poetry & poetics, aesthetics, language & subjectivity
Primary fields: nineteenth-century American literature, the novel, intellectual history, transatlanticism, literature and visual art, literature and music
Primary fields: early modern drama and performance, foodways and hunger, Shakespearean film and appropriation
Primary fields: modernist and Romantic poetry, the body, organicism, metaphor, subjectivity
Heather E. Holcombe
Primary fields: American literature, the contemporary historical novel, gender and sexuality, genetics and literature, disability studies
Primary fields: Romantic poetry, the Sublime, German Philosophy, particularly Hegel, Slavoj Zizek
Primary fields: nineteenth-century British literature, the novel, Romanticism, literature and the visual arts, intellectual history, narratology.
Primary fields: American literature, contemporary fiction, queer theory, biography, world literature, and film
Primary fields: twentieth-century American literature, the contemporary novel, environmental writing, ecocriticism, ethics
Primary fields: nineteenth-century American literature, twentieth-century American literature, African-American literature, Southern studies, trauma studies, intellectual and cultural history
Primary fields: nineteenth-century literature, science and literature, transatlanticism, environmental studies, urban studies, material culture.
Primary fields: medieval and early modern drama, history, law, Bakhtin, performance theory
Primary fields: contemporary fiction, the body, systems, philosophy of language, twentieth-century fiction
Primary fields: nineteenth-century British fiction, ecocriticism and environmental literature, the Gothic, queer ecology
Primary fields: nineteenth-century British literature, literature and science, the novel, time
Primary fields: early modern literature, drama, performance studies, gender and sexuality studies, and lyric poetry.
Primary fields: Shakespeare, religion, early modern, Renaissance, composition
Primary fields: nineteenth-century American fiction, twentieth-century American fiction; religion and literature; African American literature; slave narratives
Primary fields: Restoration and eighteenth-century literature, poetry, translation, georgic, epic, eighteenth-century quixotes
Primary fields: British Romanticism, long eighteenth-century poetry, gender and sexuality studies, literature and the visual arts.
Primary fields: transatlantic modernism; history of fiction and empire; forms of life narrative; gender, sexuality, and critical race studies; digital humanities.
Primary fields: twentieth-century American literature, contemporary fiction, philosophy of language, speech act theory, digital humanities
Primary fields: twentieth-century American fiction, science fiction, philosophy of history, philosophy of mind, the posthuman
Primary fields: early modern literature, temporality, colonialism/postcolonial theory