Sydney Bufkin Mellon Digital Humanities Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of English
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2006)
M.A., University of Texas at Austin (2009)
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin (2013)
Late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century American literature, particularly African American literature, reception and publishing history, the literature of reform, and digital humanities.
ENGL 232. Introduction to the Novel
“Resisting Naturalism: Purpose and Literary Value in the Reception of Frank Norris’s The Octopus.” Book History 18 (2015): 197-234.
“Beyond ‘Bitter’: Chesnutt’s The Marrow of Tradition.” American Literary Realism 46. 3 (Spring 2014): 230-250.
"'The true and stirring stuff of which romance is born': Dark Princess and the Revolutionary Potential of Literary Form." Journal of Modern Literature 36. 4 (Summer 2013): 62-76.
"Contending Forces' Intellectual History: Emerson, Du Bois, and Washington at the Turn of the Century." Arizona Quarterly 69. 3 (Autumn 2013): 77-98.