PhD, English. Brown University, May 2017.
M.A., English. Brown University, 2013.
B.A. (Hons), English. University of British Columbia, 2011.
Lecturer in Arts Studies in Research and Writing. University of British Columbia, July 2019-June 2022.
Humanities Editor. Los Angeles Review of Books, June 2018-present.
Sessional Lecturer in Arts Studies in Research and Writing. University of British Columbia, May-June 2019.
Sessional Lecturer in the Coordinated Arts Program. University of British Columbia, Sept 2018-April 2019
Visiting Assistant Professor of English. Muhlenberg College, Sept 2017-May 2018.
FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
Dissertation Completion Proposal Award, Brown University. September 2016-May 2017.
Doctoral Fellowship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (Canada). Sept 2013-Sept 2016.
Between Law & Justice: Legal Authority, Liberal Democracy, & Postwar Fiction.
“A Not-Exactly-Good Man: Lionel Trilling on Law and Judgment.” Twentieth-Century Literature. June 2018.
“Love Actuarially: Privacy, Intimacy, and Information in Billy Wilder’s Apartment.” Post45 Peer-Reviewed. February 2016.
“Postmodernism by Design.” Review of No Accident, Comrade: Chance and Design in Cold War American Narratives, by Steven
Belletto. Novel: A Forum on Fiction 48.3 (Fall 2015).
PUBLIC ESSAYS & REVIEWS (links here)
"None of Your Business: the Rise of Surveillance Capitalism." The Nation, April 2019.
"Always Watching." The Nation, December 2018.
"Change the world, not yourself, or how Arendt called out Thoreau." Essay. Aeon Magazine, August 2018.
"Not Here to Make Friends." Essay. The Chronicle Review, March 2018.
"Teaching Philip Roth's The Plot Against America after Charlottesville." Blog post. Pedagogy and American Literary Studies,
“Heartlessness as an Intellectual Style.” The Chronicle Review, May 2017.
“Is the Law our Ally? Lessons from WWII.” Essay. Public Books, November 2016.
“Feminist Auteurs.” Public Books, July 2016.
“Beyond Cool?” The Point Magazine, May 2016.
Conferences and Panels Organized
Co-organizer, “Law and Democracy.” Brown University Legal Studies Graduate Conference. Providence, April 2017.
Co-organizer, “Private Media” panel. Modern Language Association Conference. New York City, January 2018.
Co-organizer, “Arendt’s Literary Worlds” panel. American Comparative Literature Association Conference. Boston, March
Conference Papers Presented
Research Ethics roundtable presentation. ASRW Faculty Conference. University of British Columbia, December 2019.
“Speech without Expression: Anonymous Politics in The Bell Jar.” Modern Language Association Conference. New York City, January
“From Civil Rights to Human Rights: John A. Williams’ Transnational Turn.” Modern Language Association Conference. Panel
Organized by the Law & Humanities Forum. Philadelphia, January 2017.
“The Nuremberg Trial and Postwar Liberalism.” Modern Language Association Conference. Austin, January 2016.
“An Impossible Question: The Middle of the Journey and the Legacies of Nuremberg.” Princeton Graduate Symposium. Princeton, March 2015.
“To Ridicule or Refute: Legal Form in Catch 22.” Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities Conference.
Washington DC, March 2015.
“Intimate Information: Inside Billy Wilder’s Apartment.” American Comparative Literature Association Conference. Toronto, April
“Hollowed-out Forms: Reading Late Style in Mass Culture.” American Comparative Literature Association Conference. Vancouver,
UPCOMING TALKS & PRESENTATIONS
“Growth Mindset: From Theory to Practice.” Roundtable for UBC First-Year Educators’ Symposium. University of British Columbia, February 20, 2020.
“Public Writing for Graduate Students.” Guest lecture to graduate students in ‘Academic Writing & Publishing.’ University of
South Carolina, February 19, 2020.
TEACHING EXPERIENCE (more here)
The University of British Columbia
WRDS 150: Is Privacy Dead? May-June 2019.
ASTU 100: Strange Futures (Media Studies Stream). September 2018-April 2019.
Contemporary Fiction (Writing Intensive). Spring 2018.
Genres of Popular Fiction. Spring 2018.
Confession and Surveillance in Literature & Film. Spring 2018.
First Year Seminar: Reading the Supreme Court (Writing Intensive). Fall 2017.
Contemporary Fiction (Writing Intensive). Fall 2017.
Literature as Politics: Democracy in America (Writing Intensive). Fall 2017.
Criminal Elements: American Literature and the Detective Novel. (Writing Intensive) Spring 2014.
"Summer at Brown" Pre-college Program
Composing the Academic Essay. Summers 2016 & 2017.
Putting Yourself into Words. Summers 2014 & 2015.
Academic writing; interdisciplinary studies; public writing & the public humanities; media studies; first-year instruction; literature &
film; literary interpretation; modern & contemporary American fiction; global contemporary fiction.
Humanities Editor, Los Angeles Review of Books, June 2018-present.
Assistant Editor and Editorial Board Member, Novel: A Forum on Fiction, January- August 2013.
Panel Chair for ASRW Students Conference, Arts Studies in Research and Writing. University of British Columbia, January 2020.
Member, Bachelor of Media Studies Steering Committee. University of British Columbia, present.
Stream Lead for Media Studies Stream, Coordinated Arts Program. University of British Columbia, Present.
Shadow Moderator for CAP conference, Coordinated Arts Program. University of British Columbia, March 2019.
Judge for Sherr Essay Prize, Department of English. Muhlenberg College, March 2018.
Library Liaison, Department of English. Muhlenberg College, December 2017-May 2018.
Class Representative, Department of English Graduate Committee. Brown University, Sept 2011-May 2017.
Co-Organizer, Department of English Graduate Student Lecture. Brown University, Sept 2013-March 2014.
Graduate Student Representative, Department of English Faculty Search Committee. Brown University, Sept 2012-February 2013.