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Graduate Students

Beck Adelante
PhD candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
adela010@umn.edu
Early modern literature  
Amanda Alexander
PhD candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
alex0203@umn.edu
Medieval/early modern literature, linguistics
T 11:30am - 1:00pm
W 1:00-2:30pm
David Andrews
PhD candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
andre639@umn.edu
Dissertation in progress: "Through Either End of the Telescope: Exilic Aesthetics and Ethics of Scale"  
Antonia Angress
MFA candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
angre001@umn.edu
Fiction  
Purvai Aranya
MFA candidate
  26 Lind Hall
arany005@umn.edu
Poetry M 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bridget Bergin
PhD candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
bergi045@umn.edu
19th-century literature
WF 8:45am - 10:00am
Clara Biesel
PhD candidate
 
26 Lind Hall
Early modern, Shakespeare
TTh 9:30am - 10:00am
F 9:00am - 10:00am
Steven Blythe
MFA candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
blyth030@umn.edu
Poetry  
Clare Boerigter
MFA candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
boeri007@umn.edu
Nonfiction
T 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Amy Bolis
PhD candidate
  bolis002@umn.edu Medieval and early modern TTh 11:40am - 1:10pm
Maria Bowler
MFA candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
bowle059@umn.edu
Poetry M 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Christopher Bowman
PhD candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
bowma325@umn.edu
20th- and 21st-century literature and technology, editing  
Rebecca Brill
MFA candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
brill068@umn.edu
Nonfiction W 11:30am - 1:30pm
Matthew Brogden
PhD candidate
  4 Lind Hall
brogd007@umn.edu
Dissertation in progress: "Sovereign Absence, Sublime Imagination: British Romanticism and the Question of Kingship."
 
Matthew Buck
PhD candidate
  26 Lind Hall
buck0338@umn.edu
ecocriticism, environmental ethics  
Adam Burchard
PhD candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
burch153@umn.edu
17th-century English, early American  
Ashley Campbell
PhD candidate
  sandl029@umn.edu 18th-century theatre, gender and sexuality, feminist theory, cultural studies  
Kayla Carden
PhD candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
carde178@umn.edu
18th- and 19th-century literature  
Patrick Carthey
PhD candidate
  26 Lind Hall
carth020@umn.edu
Cultural politics, political cultures  
Eunkyung Cho
PhD candidate
  4 Lind Hall
choxx518@umn.edu
Early modern drama W 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Moinak Choudhury
PhD candidate
  26 Lind Hall
choud079@umn.edu
 
18th- and 19th-century literature and philosophy; educational thought and practice; social movements and historical materialism.
TTh 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Santidad Clarke
PhD candidate
  4 Lind Hall
benne705@umn.edu
Early modern English and Spanish literature; early modern drama; Mediterranean studies; captivity narratives; cultural and comparative literature theory  
Samantha Crain
PhD candidate
  24-25 Lind
crain046@umn.edu
Romanticism
MTh 12:20pm - 1:20pm
or by appointment
Stacey Decker
PhD candidate
 
decke135@umn.edu
19th- and 20th-century literature, particularly trans-Atlantic modernism(s); gender and modernism; literary theory; the Harlem Renaissance; Irish studies; history of medicine  
Tarik Dobbs
MFA candidate
 
24-25 Lind
Poetry  
Abhay Doshi
PhD candidate
 
  4 Lind Hall
doshi016@umn.edu
Dissertation in progress: "Postmodernism and the Rhetoric of Dissent: New Directions for Political Criticism" TTh 1:15pm - 2:15pm
PhD candidate
 
4 Lind Hall
Dissertation in progress: "'As you from crimes would pardoned be': Prison Shakespeare and the Practice of Empowerment" TTh 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Jennifer Easler
PhD candidate
 
24-25 Lind
Medieval studies MTh 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Ron Edwards jr.
MFA candidate
  26 Lind Hall
edwa0315@umn.edu
Fiction
M 4:40pm - 5:40pm
T 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Stephen Ellis
PhD candidate
 
24-25 Lind
20th- and 21st-century literature; poetry; literature and landscape studies  
Keelia Estrada Moeller
PhD candidate
 
24-25 Lind
18th- and 19th-century literature  
Tess Fahlgren
MFA candidate
  26 Lind Hall
fahlg006@umn.edu
Nonfiction  
Amy Fairgrieve
PhD candidate
  4 Lind Hall
fairg002@umn.edu
Dissertation in progress: "I've Got a Bad, Bad Feeling: Rethinking Negative Affect in Literary Studies"  
Said Farah
MFA candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
farah256@umn.edu
Nonfiction  
Sara Farah
PhD candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
farah199@umn.edu
Postcolonial
 
Curtis Lee Fincher
MFA candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
finch083@umn.edu
Fiction  
Thomas Forrest
PhD candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
forre158@umn.edu
20th- and 21st-century literature  
Jonas Gardsby
PhD candidate
  4 Lind Hall
eric1566@umn.edu
Early modern literature  
Eleanor Garran
MFA candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall Poetry  
Merle Geode
MFA candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
rich1793@umn.edu
Poetry  
Sandesh Ghimire
MFA candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
ghimi028@umn.edu
Nonfiction  
Torrin Greathouse
MFA candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
great026@umn.edu
Poetry  
Noel Haines
MFA candidate
  26 Lind Hall
haine124@umn.edu
Fiction  
Andrew Hamilton
PhD candidate
  26 Lind Hall
hamil638@umn.edu
Modernism M 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Contact for location
Katrina Healey
PhD candidate
  26 Lind Hall
heale020@umn.edu
18th-19th century, Gothic literature  
Margaret Heeschen
PhD candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
heesc011@umn.edu
Old English, language, literature and material culture T 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Elizabeth Howard
PhD candidate
 
26 Lind Hall
20th- and 21st-century literature; science M 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Youngbin Hyeon
PhD candidate
  26 Lind Hall
hyeon004@umn.edu
Modern and contemporary drama W 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bomi Jeon
PhD candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
jeonx134@umn.edu
Dissertation in progress: "Experimenting with the Everyday: Critical Visions of Space, Time, and Sociality in Postwar British Ficiton and Cinema" TTh 10:00am - 11:00am
Jennifer Jodell
PhD candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
jodel002@umn.edu
Dissertation in progress: "The Mediatrix and the Mechanization of Affect in Early Science Fiction" Online Only
Ember Johnson
MFA candidate
  26 Lind Hall
joh10912@umn.edu
Nonfiction  
Melissa Johnson
PhD candidate
  4 Lind Hall
joh12032@umn.edu
Dissertation in progress: "'The Real World Represented': Identity Politics in Shakespeare and Young Adult Lit" TTh 10:00am - 11:30am
Emily Jones
PhD candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
jone2241@umn.edu
20th- and 21st-century literature  
Hannah Jorgenson
PhD candidate
  4 Lind Hall
jorge549@umn.edu
Long 18th-century British literature, novel studies, fiction about and by women, and female education By appointment
Marc Juberg
PhD candidate
  juber024@umn.edu Dissertation in progress: "Satirizing the Audience: Shakespeare and the Uses of Poetic Obscurity"  
Emma Kaiser
MFA candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
kaise534@umn.edu
Nonfiction  
Jennifer Somie Kang
PhD candidate
 
kangx267@umn.edu
Dissertation in progress: "Fascist Modernisms"  
Danny Kossow
MFA candidate
  26 Lind Hall
kosso024@umn.edu
Poetry T 1:00pm - 3:00pm
May Lee-Yang
MFA candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
leex0765@umn.edu
Nonfiction TTh 11:00am - 12:00pm
David Lemke
PhD candidate
  4 Lind Hall
lemke074@umn.edu
Dissertation in progress: "Imagining Reparations: African American Utopias and Their Visions for a Just Society" MW 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Mariela Lemus
MFA candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
lemus006@umn.edu
Poetry  
Cliff Jen-chou Liu
PhD candidate
  liux1899@umn.edu Dissertation in progress:  "Spatial Metaphors of Authorship in Eighteenth-Century English Novels"  
Charlotte Madere
PhD candidate
  4 Lind Hall
mader043@umn.edu
Dissertation in progress: "Indian and British Selves: Autobiographical Representations of Colonial Relations, 1794-1817"
MTThF 12:15pm - 12:45pm
W 12:00 - 1:00pm
Katelyn McCarthy
PhD candidate
  4 Lind Hall
mccar757@umn.edu
Dissertation in progress: "Compulsory Victimhood, Impossible Resistance: Rethinking Women's Rebellion in Early Modern England"  
Melissa Merte
PhD candidate
  4 Lind Hall
merte149@umn.edu
Dissertation in progress: "Formally Entangled: Plotting Economic and Romantic Desire in Victorian Narrative"  
Amanda Minoff
MFA candidate
  26 Lind Hall
minof001@umn.edu
Fiction  
Saeide Mirzaei
PhD candidate
  137 Ruttan Hall
mirza025@umn.edu
20th-century literature, postcolonial studies
 
David Moberly
PhD candidate
  mober088@umn.edu Dissertation in progress: "The Taming of the Tigress: Gender, Shakespeare, and the Arab World"  
Zining Mok
MFA candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
mok00004@umn.edu
Nonfiction  
Caleb Molstad
PhD candidate
  26 Lind Hall
molst036@umn.edu
Middle English  
Laura Moltz
PhD candidate
  brenn363@umn.edu 20th century; dance performance  
Sruthi Narayanan
MFA candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
naray216@umn.edu
Fiction  
Scott Nelson
PhD candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
nels4697@umn.edu
Native American and postcolonial literature  
Amanda Niedfeldt
PhD candidate
 
niedf005@umn.edu
Dissertation in progress: "The Ford Foundation in Berlin: The U.S. State-Private Network and Literary Production in the Cold War"  
Nyla Numan
PhD candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
numan004@umn.edu
20th- and 21st-century literature  
Jacqueline Patz
PhD candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
patzx012@umn.edu
Contemporary literature, cognitive science MW 10:10am - 11:10am
Michael Phillips
PhD candidate
  phil0740@umn.edu 18th-century British novel, narrative theory, genre studies, 19th-century British novel, 18th-century philosophy, pedagogy and fiction  
Matthew Pockrus
MFA candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
pockr005@umn.edu
Nonfiction  
Kristina Popiel
PhD candidate
  26 Lind Hall
popie007@umn.edu
20th- and 21st-century American literature, labor issues, feminist thought, "happiness" and the American Dream, theories of subjectivity (race, gender, class, the individual) TTh 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Dylan Reynolds
MFA candidate
  26 Lind Hall
reyno656@umn.edu
Nonfiction  
Timothy Reynolds
MFA candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
reyno790@umn.edu
Fiction  
Julia Richards
PhD candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
rich1789@umn.edu
20th- and 21st-century literature  
Chelli Riddiough
MFA candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
riddi043@umn.edu
Fiction  
Marcia Riopelli
MA candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
riop0004@umn.edu
   
Kyle Riper
PhD candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
riper001@umn.edu
Early modern literature  
Zoe Rodine
PhD candidate
  26 Lind Hall
rodin012@umn.edu
20/21-century transatlantic literature
T 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Th 11:15am - 12:15pm
David Rodriguez Martinez
PhD candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
rodri966@umn.edu
Postwar fiction and film  
Laura Rothgeb
PhD candidate
 
26 Lind Hall
Early modern science, religion, literature MTh 10:30am - 12:00pm
Liana Roux
MFA candidate
  26 Lind Hall
roux0014@umn.edu
Poetry T 11:30am - 12:30pm
Michael Rowe
PhD candidate
  rowex121@umn.edu Dissertation in progress: "Cosmic Animals"  
Kathryn Savage
MFA candidate
  26 Lind Hall
holm0687@umn.edu
Poetry
TTh 10:00am - 11:00am
or by appointment
Emily Schoenbeck
PhD candidate
  26 Lind Hall
schoe990@umn.edu
Early Modern drama  
Laura Scroggs
PhD candidate
  scrog034@umn.edu 20th- and 21st-century American literature, feminist theory, women's writing, queer theory, graphic novels MW 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Shavera Seneviratne
PhD candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
senev007@umn.edu
18th- and 19th- century life and culture; British Romantic poetry; Victorian literature and the Pre-Raphaelites; poetry and poetics; drama and dramaturgy; 19th century drama  
Sung Jin Shin
PhD candidate
  4 Lind Hall
shinx408@umn.edu
18th- and 19th-century British literature; Romantic Poetry; science and literature; epistemology
 
Brett Sigurdson
PhD candidate
 
26 Lind Hall
20th- and 21st-century literature; ecocriticism  
Connor Simons
MFA candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
simo0950@umn.edu
Poetry  
Lydia Skemp
MA candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
skemp026@umn.edu
20th- and 21st-century literature  
Aleisha Smith
PhD candidate
  26 Lind Hall
smit8429@umn.edu
20th- and 21st-century literature; human rights
W 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Th 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Greg Smith
MFA candidate
  26 Lind Hall
smit9223@umn.edu
Fiction  
Yon Ji Sol
PhD candidate
  4 Lind Hall
solxx001@umn.edu
Dissertation in progress: "Citizens of the British Isles and Stories of War from the Three Kingdoms 1789-1853"  
Karen Soto
PhD candidate
  26 Lind Hall
soto0031@umn.edu
Old English, Old Norse
W 11:00am - 1:00pm
or by appointment
Anne Marie Spidahl
PhD candidate
  spidahl@umn.edu The novel in the 20th and 21st centuries; theories of ideology, aesthetics, and metaphysics; Lacanian psychoanalysis; fiction writing  
Kaitlyn Sterr
PhD candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
sterr024@umn.edu
19th-century, cognitive approaches to literature  
Jesse Stratton
PhD candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
strat170@umn.edu
Old and early Middle English  
Hannah Suchor
MFA candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
such0047@umn.edu
Fiction
 
Asha Thanki
MFA candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
thank003@umn.edu
Fiction  
Kerstin Tuttle
PhD candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
tuttl112@umn.edu
20th- and 21st-century literature  
John VanOverbeke
PhD candidate
  24-25 Lind Hall
vanov015@umn.edu
American, regionalism, nationalisms
M 11:45am - 12:45pm 
Andrea Waldrep
PhD candidate
 
24-25 Lind Hall
Old English; Medieval studies
T 9:00am - 10:00am
W 9:00am - 10:30am
Brooke White
MFA candidate
  26 Lind Hall
whit2911@umn.edu
Nonfiction
By appointment
Bomi Yoon
PhD candidate
  yoonx215@umn.edu Asian American, postcolonial, and transnational drama and literature; the relationship between food, race, and transnational identities in literature and performance
 
Ali Zimmerman
PhD candidate
  26 Lind Hall
zimme911@umn.edu
Folklore MW 2:15pm - 3:30pm