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Ph.D. in Modern Thought and Literature, Stanford University
A.B. in Comparative Literature, Harvard University
Areas of Specialty:
- Early American Literature and Culture
- Gender Studies
- 19th-century American Women Writers
- Autobiography Studies
- Textual Criticism
- Perspectives on Academia
"Strange Objects: How to Read an Early American Novel." Cambridge Companion to Early American Literature. Ed. Bryce Traister. Cambridge UP. Forthcoming 2021.
"'Agreeable Objects' and Spinster Grotesques: Post-Reproductive Female Sexuality and the Early American Novel." Cambridge Volume on Gender in American Literature and Culture. Eds. Jean Lutes and Jennifer Travis. Cambridge UP. Forthcoming 2020.
“Making Emends: Adrienne Rich, Audre Lorde, Anne Bradstreet.” American Literature 88.1 (March 2016).
Women of the early Americas and the Formation of Empire. Introduction. Ed. Mary Balkun and Susan Imbarrato. Palgrave McMillan, 2016.
"Personal History: Martha Ballard, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, and the Scholarly Guise in Early American Women’s Studies." Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers 32:2 (December 2015).
“The Personal is Professional.” Guest Editor. Response forum published with “Personal History,” featuring Joanna Brooks, Carolyn Eastman, Robert Fanuzzi, Tamara Harvey, Carla Peterson, and Laurel Thatcher Ulrich. Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers 32:2 (December 2015).
“Charles Brockden Brown and Susanna Rowson.” 8000-word chapter. The Oxford History of the Novel in English, Gen. Ed. Patrick Parrinder. Volume 5: The American Novel to 1870, Ed. Gerald Kennedy and Leland S. Person. Oxford University Press, 2014.
- Susanna Rowson’s Charlotte Temple: A Norton Critical Edition. Editor. W.W. Norton & Co., 2010.
Prodigal Daughters: Susanna Rowson’s Early American Women. Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, University of North Carolina Press, 2008.
Other articles and reviews have appeared in the William & Mary Quarterly, Early American Literature, Studies in American Fiction, Novel, The New England Quarterly, Modern Philology, The Journal of American History, Common-Place and elsewhere.