B.A. Clemson University
M.A. SUNY Stony Brook
Ph.D. Duke University On the PSU faculty since 2011
FIELDS: 18th-century British literature, Scriblerian satire, the sublime, the picaresque, the crowd, aesthetics, ethics
COURSES: English 300: Critical Method; English 454: the Sublime in 18th-century British Literature; English 492/592: Hospitality
and “Theory”; English 320: the Picaresque Novel in English; English 342: 18th-century British Literature; English 318: the Bible as Literature; UNST 236:
Crowds, Masses, and Multitudes; English 500: Problems and Methods of Literary Study; English 491/591: the History of Literary Criticism and Theory I.