U.S. and Latinx Literature and Culture, Latin American Literature, Hemispheric Studies, Translation Studies, Poetry and Poetics


Ph.D., Rutgers University, English

M.A., Middlebury College, Spanish

M.F.A., Warren Wilson College, Poetry

B.A., University of Rochester, English, Religion and Classics

Other Publications

“Addressing Alien Worlds: Publics and Persons in the Poetry of Jack Spicer.” Contemporary Literature (forthcoming Winter 2018, Vol. 58, No. 4).
“Genre and Nationality in Nineteenth Century British and American Poetry.” With Meredith McGill,
et. al. TeachingTransatlanticism: Resources for Teaching Nineteenth-Century Anglo-American Print Culture. Edited by Linda K. Hughes and Sarah Robbins. Edinburgh UP, 2015.
“Harlem.” Poetry Foundation. Forthcoming.
“‘A Breathable Language’: Oliverio Girondo and the Poetry of the Americas.”Los Angeles Review of Books. 11 April 2019. 

Pangyrus, Lana Turner Journal, Gulf Coast, The Mississippi Review, RHINO, The Collagist, Narrative Magazine, The Cortland Review.


Dissertation: “From the Outside: Latin American Anthologies and the Making of U.S. Literature”

Second Project: “American Literature in an Era of Global Decolonization”


Modern Languages Association

American Comparative Literature Association

Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present

Modernist Studies Association

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