About

I am a Lecturer in the Program in Writing and Rhetoric at Stanford. My research focuses on transatlantic modernism, citizenship, and print culture. My book project, which was chosen for the 2019 Penn State First Book Institute, argues that the bureaucratic and literary documents of interwar itinerancy–including passports, travel ephemera, and newspapers–shape expatriation as a distinct mode of national belonging. I have recently published on the American Chamber of Commere in Germany in Modernism/modernity’s Print+ and on Claude McKay’s Romance in Marseille in  ELN. After completing my BA at UCLA, I worked in film production in Los Angeles and London before earning my Ph.D. from UC Santa Barbara. Prior to arriving at Stanford, I was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Kilachand Honors College at Boston University.

Education

Ph.D., English, University of California, Santa Barbara; June 2018

 

M.A., English, University of California, Santa Barbara; June 2013

 

B.A., summa cum laude, Comparative Literature & Italian, UCLA; June 2004

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