Ph.D. 2009 (English) Yale; M.A. 2002 (Art History) Yale; B.A. 1998 (English) Stanford
Areas of Research/Interest
19th- and 20th-century American literature; the American novel since 1945; Africa in American fiction; postcolonial studies; humanitarianism; critical theory; visual arts
ACLS New Faculty Fellowship; Donald C. Gallup Fellowship in American Literature; A. Bartlett Giamatti Fellowship in Art History
"Dave Eggers’s What is the What: Fictionalizing Trauma in the Era of Misery Lit.” American Literature 83 (September 2011): 621-648.