Graduate Students

Amanda Alexander
PhD candidate
Medieval/early modern literature, linguistics
Clara Alfaro
MFA candidate
Nonfiction
David Andrews
PhD candidate
Dissertation in progress: "Through Either End of the Telescope: Exilic Aesthetics and Ethics of Scale"
Bridget Bergin
PhD candidate
19th-century literature
Isabel Bethke
PhD candidate
Postcolonial, 20tth-21st century British, transatlantic studies
Clara Biesel
PhD candidate
Early modern, Shakespeare
Steven Blythe
MFA candidate
Poetry
Maria Bowler
MFA candidate
Poetry
Christopher Bowman
PhD candidate
Dissertation in progress: "Climate Change of Mind: Revisiting Dust Bowl Narratives in a Time of Anthropogenic Climate Change"
Matthew Brogden
PhD candidate
Dissertation in progress: "Sovereign Absence, Sublime Imagination: British Romanticism and the Question of Kingship."
Danielle Brown
MFA candidate
Fiction
Adam Burchard
PhD candidate
17th-century English, early American
Kayla Carden
PhD candidate
18th- and 19th-century literature
Patrick Carthey
PhD candidate
Cultural politics, political cultures
Eunkyung Cho
PhD candidate
Dissertation in progress: "The Theme of the Prodigal Son and the Meta-theater in the City Comedy in the Age of Shakespeare"
Moinak Choudhury
PhD candidate 
 
18th- and 19th-century literature and philosophy; educational thought and practice; social movements and historical materialism.

Sarah Cowan

MA Candidate

Medieval and early modern literature
Samantha Crain
PhD candidate
Romanticism
Jonathan Crowl
MFA candidate
Fiction

Natalie Dalea

MFA Candidate

Nonfiction
Stacey Decker
PhD candidate
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
Poetry
Jennifer Easler
PhD candidate
Dissertation in progress: "The Futility of Prophecy: Prophecy and Poetry in English Narrratives of Troy"
Stephen Ellis
PhD candidate
20th- and 21st-century literature; poetry; literature and landscape studies
Keelia Estrada Moeller
PhD candidate
18th- and 19th-century literature
Olivia Fantini
MFA candidate
Fiction
Said Farah
MFA candidate
Nonfiction
Thomas Forrest
PhD candidate
20th- and 21st-century literature
Jonas Gardsby
PhD candidate
Dissertation in progress: "Trials, Attempts, and Unknowing in the Early Modern Essay"
Merle Geode
MFA candidate
Poetry
Sandesh Ghimire
MFA candidate
Nonfiction
Morgan Graham
PhD candidate
18th - 19th century studies
Torrin Greathouse
MFA candidate
Poetry
Brandon Hackbarth
MFA candidate
Poetry
Bradley Hagen
MFA candidate
Nonfiction
Andrew Hamilton
PhD candidate
Modernism
Margaret Heeschen
PhD candidate
Old English, language, literature and material culture

K Ho

MFA candidate

Fiction
Matthew Hodapp 19th-century American literature, indigenous literature
Elizabeth Howard
PhD candidate
Dissertation in progress: "Borrowed Grief: The Patchwork of Nineteenth-Century Consolation Verse"
Jennifer Jodell
PhD candidate
Dissertation in progress: "The Mediatrix and the Mechanization of Affect in Early Science Fiction"
Emily Jones
PhD candidate
20th- and 21st-century literature
Hannah Jorgenson
PhD candidate
Dissertation in progress: "Bound by Contract: Fictional Representations of Women's Legal Autonomy, 1656-1814"
Emma Kaiser
MFA candidate
Nonfiction
GeonLyung Kim
PhD candidate
Early modern studies
Gregory Langen
MFA candidate
Fiction
John LaPine Poetry
Chi Kyu Lee
MFA candidate
Poetry
Katie Miller
MFA candidate
Nonfiction
Saeide Mirzaei
PhD candidate
Dissertation in progress: "American Islamophobia: Hijacking Islam in Law, Politics, and Life"
Caleb Molstad
PhD candidate
Middle English
Laura Moltz
PhD candidate
20th century; dance performance
Sruthi Narayanan
MFA candidate
Fiction
Scott Nelson
PhD candidate
Native American and postcolonial literature
Nyla Numan
PhD candidate
20th- and 21st-century literature
Jacqueline Patz-DiPiero
PhD candidate
Dissertation in progress: "In the Air: Amospheric Totality and the Death of Plot"
Matthew Pockrus
MFA candidate
Nonfiction
Laura Price
PhD candidate
Early modern science, relgion, literature
Elena Ramirez-Gorski
MFA candidate
Poetry
Timothy Reynolds
MFA candidate
Fiction
Julia Richards
PhD candidate
20th- and 21st-century literature
Kyle Riper
PhD candidate
Early modern literature
Julian Robles
MFA candidate
Fiction
David Rodriguez Martinez
PhD candidate
Dissesrtation in progress: "Noir Against Nationalism: A Cinematic Theory of Dissent"
Emily Schoenbeck
PhD candidate
Early Modern drama
Laura Scroggs
PhD candidate
20th- and 21st-century American literature, feminist theory, women's writing, queer theory, graphic novels
Shavera Seneviratne
PhD candidate
Dissertation in progress: "Romanticism and the Performance of British Imperialism in South Asia"
Mercedes Sheldon
PhD candidate
18th-19th century studies
Sung Jin Shin
PhD candidate
18th- and 19th-century British literature; Romantic Poetry; science and literature; epistemology
Brett Sigurdson
PhD candidate
Dissertation in progress: "We Know Jack! On the Road with the Fans, Haters, Family, and Influencers Shaping the Legacy of America's Most Misunderstood Author"
Lydia Skemp
MA candidate
20th- and 21st-century literature
Aleisha Smith
PhD candidate
20th- and 21st-century literature; human rights
Karen Soto
PhD candidate
Old English, Old Norse
Anne Marie Spidahl
PhD candidate
The novel in the 20th and 21st centuries; theories of ideology, aesthetics, and metaphysics; Lacanian psychoanalysis; fiction writing
Kaitlyn Sterr
PhD candidate
19th-century, cognitive approaches to literature
Jesse Stratton
PhD candidate
Old and early Middle English
Asha Thanki
MFA candidate
Fiction
Kerstin Tuttle
PhD candidate
20th- and 21st-century literature
John VanOverbeke
PhD candidate
American, regionalism, nationalisms
Andrea Waldrep
PhD candidate
Old English; Medieval studies

Jordan Young

MFA candidate

Nonfiction
Ali Zimmerman
PhD candidate
Dissertaiton in progress: "'I Will Not Be a Monster': Revising the Fairy-Tale Witch"