18th Century British Literature, Trans-Atlanticisism, Caribbean Literature, Ecological Materialism, Biopolitics, Animal Studies, Alternative Academic Careers
Restoration and 18th-Century British Literature, Poetry and Poetics, Bibliography, Textual Criticism, Editing and Editorial Theory, Religion and Literature
Research interests include: weather and climate; early Canadian literature; 18th-century British literature; explorers’ journals; settlers’ writing; travel writing; literature and science; animal studies.
I am currently a Full-Time Lecturer in the Rutgers University Writing Program, where I teach literature and composition. My interests and dynamic and diverse. They include Restoration and 18th-Century British Literature, Allegory, Pedagogy, Representations of Writing in Literature, Children’s Literature, Renaissance Literature, Religion and Literature, Genre Studies, the Graphic Novel, Modern Adaptations of 17th- and 18th-Century Literature, Rhetoric and Composition.
Literature, Literary Theory, Literary Criticism, John Milton, Feminist Theory, Mary Shelley, Charlotte Brontë, Mary Wollstonecraft, Seventeenth Century English Literature, Seventeenth Century, Seventeenth and eighteenth-century women writers, women moral philosophers, Regency England, Eighteenth-Century literature, Restoration and Eighteenth-Century English Literature, British Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture, Nineteenth Century Studies, Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture, Oscar Wilde, Lucy Hutchinson, Postmodern Literary Theory and Popular Culture, George Eliot, Queer Theory, Feminist theory and Gender Studies, Queer theory, Sexuality, postructuralist theory, Media, Popular culture, Film, Literature, Postmodern Literature, Rape in Literature, Female Writers and Milton, 17th Century British (Literature), 18th Century Gender Identity, Gender Studies, Feminism, Gothic Literature, Shelley Circle, Authorship and Identity, Frankenstein, English Romanticism, 18th Century British Literature, Modern Fashion and Historical Silhouettes, Alexander McQueen, Perceptions and reflections of mental illness in western society as indicated in literature, Science and Romanticism, and Digital archiving, electronic literacy and the expanding intellectual discourse across classes
Life Writing, Women’s Literature, 18th and 19th century British Literature
British romanticism, the Shelley circle, Jane Austen, William Blake, 18th-century literature, Victorian literature
17th, 18th, and 19th century British literature/culture, digital media and humanities, aesthetics, poetics, the body, technology, and more!
British Literature, the Long 18th Century
British Literature, the Long 19th Century
Romanticism and Its Descendants
Old & Middle English
Speculative Fiction old and new
film especially 1939-1950 American film, text-to-film adaptation studies, reception studies, history of the novel, 18th and 19th century British literature, Shakespeare, poetry, etymology, psychological analysis of literature and film