University of Pennsylvania                                                                          Aug. 2017 – present

PhD student, second year

 New York University                                                                                          May 2017

Masters of Arts, English and American Literature 

Colgate University                                                                                                May 2014

Magna Cum Laude, Environmental Economics & English


Awards and fellowships

  • Benjamin Franklin Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania
  • Runner-Up, Millicent Bell Thesis Prize, New York University, January 2017


Leadership and Service

(Current) Graduate Reading Group Organizer, Res-Vic (Restoration to Victorian), University of Pennsylvania

Prospectives Coordinator, Graduate English Association, University of Pennsylvania, 2018-2019

Co-Coordinator, The 18th c. British Literature Workshop, NYU, 2016–2017

Co-Founder, Early American Colloquium, NYU, 2016-2017

MA Representative, Graduate English Organization, NYU, 2016-2017


Talks & Conferences

  • Round-up and concluding remarks, Jay I. Kislak Symposium: Jonathan Swift in the 21st Century, University of Pennsylvania, February 2018
  • “Retiring to her Chamber: The domestic idyll and Bakhtin’s chronotope in Ann Radcliffe’s The Romance of the Forest.Rutgers Long Eighteenth Century Trans-Atlantic Graduate Studies Group “Habitat” Conference, Rutgers University, March 2016


Work Experience (Select)

  • Office Assistant, Saskia Sassen, Columbia University Department of Sociology, 2016-2017
  • AmeriCorps Member, City Year Los Angeles, John Liechty Middle School, 2014-2015