Graduate Students


Name Research Interests Year Entered Program
Daniel Barton Ecopoetry, ecocriticism, Modernist and Post-Modernist literature  2017 Program for Writers
Christopher Bass Critical Literacy, Disability Studies in Education, and English Methods   2014 English Education
Gregor Baszak Modern American and German literature; Frankfurt School Critical Theory; Marxism  2014 Critical English Studies
Danielle Bauman-Epstein literacy studies, critical pedagogy 2014 English Education
Jessica Berger Cinema Studies, Twentieth-Century American and British Literature, Experimental Fiction, The Novel, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Pop Culture Studies

2012 Program for Writers
Bader Bin Manikhar      
Kathleen Blackburn      
Jacob Boyd Poetry, Modernism, Victorian Literature, Shakespeare

2012 Program for Writers
Davis Brecheisen      
Margaux Brown      
Sarah Buchmeier 19th-Century American Literature, Religion and Secularity, History and Theory of the Novel  2012 Critical English Studies
Dongho Cha      
Casey Corcoran Rhetorical Studies; Ancient Rhetoric; Rhetoric of the Law; Legal Studies 2016 Rhetoric/Composition
Nicole Criland 19th Century British Literature, Romanticism, Theory of the Novel, Narrative Studies, Women's Literature  2013 Critical English Studies
Angelica Davila      
Adam Edelman      
Sibyl Gallus-Price      
Harry Geanuleas      
Gina Gemmel      
Elvira Godek-Kiryluk      
Daniel Gonzalez History of the novel, 19th Century British and 20th Century American Lit., History of Realism, Slipstream literature, Psychoanalysis, Ethics.  2015 Program for Writers
Hannah Green Narratives of mental illness, literature of Southern Africa, oral storytelling, and pedagogy

2014 Program for Writers
Mary Hale c19, early American, African American, and multiethnic US literature, politics, theories of liberalism and the enlightenment  2010 Critical English Studies
Enaam Hamed      
Jenna Hart Poetics, nationalism, digital media 2017 Critical English Studies
Jennifer Hawe      
Corbin Hiday 19th c. British literature and culture, Marxism, the novel, ecocriticism and environmental humanities. I am particularly interested in the intersections between empire and environment in the 19th c., and the ways in which the "realist" novel theorizes production, both literary and economic, in relation to the formative connection between imperialistic violence and ecologic degradation. 2015 Critical English Studies 
Laura Jok      
Adam Jones      
Alexander Luft 20th Century American Fiction, Journalism and Media, Disability Studies

2013 Program for Writers
Melissa Macero      
Daniel Magers Creative Writing - Poetry and Fiction; 21st Cent. American Poetry; British Romanticism; History of the Novel

2015 Program for Writers
Lindsay Marshall      
Russell Mayo English Education, Literacy, Composition, Rhetoric, Critical pedagogy, Ethnography, Writing Centers, Anarchism, Ecology 

2014 Rhetoric/Composition
Carrie McGrath My research interests include modern and contemporary poetry as well as issues of craft and process. Additionally, my background in Art History and my work as an art critic adds art to my research interests. For visual art, I am particularly interested in work by the Dadaists, Surrealists, as well as contemporary art. 

2016 Program for Writers
Ann-Marie McManaman Disability / Mad & Queer studies in the Long 19th century American and British Literature  2016 Critical English Studies
Thomas Moore 20th- and 21st-century fiction and literary theory   2017 Critical English Studies
Matthew Moraghan      
Jared O'Connor Poetry and poetics, modern/postmodern American literature, queer and gender studies, the Cold War 2017 Critical English Studies
Andrew Osborne      
Tierney Powell      
Justin Raden Critical and Literary Theory, C20 Anglophone Literature, The Novel, Philosophy of Technology, Media Studies 2015 Critical English Studies
Patrick Reichard      
Adam Rensch Modernism, Aesthetics, Marxism, German Idealism, American Literature (1850-1950), History of the Novel

2014 Program for Writers
Alonzo Rico 19th century British Lit, Postcolonial studies, Political theory/philosophy, and the concept of Bureaucracy  2016 Critical English Studies
Robert Ryan nineteenth-century anglophone novel, aesthetics and politics, critical theory 2015 Critical English Studies
Neri Sandoval-Villa      
Mark Schoenknecht composition theory & pedagogy; 20th-century American poetry & poetics; rhetorics of automation, deindustrialization, and economic inequality  2015 Rhetoric/Composition
Kate Sjostrom Writing and Pedagogy, Writing Teacher Identity Development, Narrative Inquiry 2012 English Education
Courtney Sloey      
Heidi Smith      
Brooks Sterritt 20th- and 21st-century American literature, history of the novel, contemporary literature, literary theory, creative writing  2013 Program for Writers
Evan Steuber      
Mika Turim-Nygren      
Cecilia Villarruel Latino Literature, Native American Literature, addiction in literature, creative nonfiction, fiction  2015 Program for Writers
Joseph Yencich Anglo-Saxon Literature, Early Modern and 17th Century Anglophone Literature, 20th and 21st Century Anglophone Poetry, Ecocriticism and Ecopoetics, The Theory of the Lyric, The History of the English Language 2015 Program for Writers