B.A. 1991 Columbia University
M.A. 1993 University of Chicago
Ph.D. 2000 University of Chicago On the PSU faculty since 2000
FIELDS: American Literature and Culture to 1865
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Unfreedom in American Literature; Literature and Labor; Historicisms
COURSES: ENG 253, Survey of American Literature to 1865; ENG 300, Critical Approaches to Literature; ENG 460/560 American Unfreedom;
ENG 449/549 American Cultures of Slavery; ENG 507 American Enlightenment, American Historical Novel, Literature and Labor
“Invisible Labor: Puritan Servitude and the Demonic Possession of Elizabeth Knapp.” American Literature 78:2 (June 2006): 263-292
“Come When You Are Called: Racialized Servitude and the Division of Puritan Labor.” Lit: Literature Interpretation Theory 16:2 (Spring 2005): 213-231.
“In the Apostles Words: Elizabeth Ashbridges Epistle to the Goshen Monthly Meeting.” Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers 21:2 (2004): 141-155.
IN PROGRESS Unnatural Bonds: Servitude and the Representation of Labor in Early American Culture (book project).