Graduate Students

Ciara Alfaro
MFA candidate

Nonfiction

Layal Almosa
MA candidate

Medieval and early modern studies
David Andrews
PhD candidate
Dissertation in progress: "Through Either End of the Telescope: Exilic Aesthetics and Ethics of Scale"

Edwin Banks
MFA candidate

Nonfiction

Sonia Beltz
MFA candidate

Nonfiction
Bridget Bergin
PhD candidate
19th-century literature
Isabel Bethke
PhD candidate
Postcolonial, 20th-21st century British, transatlantic studies
Clara Biesel
PhD candidate
Early modern, Shakespeare
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"
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

Frances Ogamba Chidebere
MFA candidate

Fiction
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
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
Stephen Ellis
PhD candidate
20th- and 21st-century literature; poetry; literature and landscape studies

Nicole Emanuel
PhD candidate

Ecocriticism; animal studies; queer ecology
Keelia Estrada Moeller
PhD candidate
18th- and 19th-century literature
Olivia Fantini
MFA candidate
Fiction
Thomas Forrest
PhD candidate
20th- and 21st-century literature
Merle Geode
MFA candidate
Poetry
Morgan Graham
PhD candidate
18th- and 19th-century studies
Brandon Hackbarth
MFA candidate
Poetry
Bradley Hagen
MFA candidate
Nonfiction

Sachiko Hamada
PhD candidate

20th-century African American literature; spatial theory; Black geographies

Noel Haines
MFA Candidate

Fiction
Andrew Hamilton
PhD candidate
Modernism
Margaret Heeschen
PhD candidate
Old English, language, literature and material culture

K Ho
MFA candidate

Fiction
Matthew Hodapp PhD candidate 19th-century American literature, indigenous literature
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"
GeonLyung Kim
PhD candidate
Early modern studies
Gregory Langen
MFA candidate
Fiction
John LaPine
MFA candidate
Poetry
Chi Kyu Lee
MFA candidate
Poetry

Heejoon Lee
PhD candidate

Anglo-American modernism; queer theory; narrative theory

Lyla Lee
MA candidate

20th- and 21st-century studies
Katie Miller
MFA candidate
Nonfiction
Saeide Mirzaei
PhD candidate
Dissertation in progress: "American Islamophobia: Hijacking Islam in Law, Politics, and Life"

Paula Molina Acosta
MFA candidate

Fiction
Caleb Molstad
PhD candidate
Middle English
Laura Moltz
PhD candidate
20th century; dance performance
Scott Nelson
PhD candidate
Native American and postcolonial literature
Nyla Numan
PhD candidate
20th- and 21st-century literature

Lily Osler
MFA candidate

Nonfiction
Jacqueline Patz-DiPiero
PhD candidate
Dissertation in progress: "In the Air: Atmospheric Totality and the Death of Plot"

Leah Raimondi
PhD candidate

Nonfiction
Elena Ramirez-Gorski
MFA candidate
Poetry
Julia Richards
PhD candidate
20th- and 21st-century literature
Kyle Riper
PhD candidate
Early modern literature
Emily Schoenbeck
PhD candidate
Early Modern drama
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"

Aleisha Smith-Thornton
MA candidate

Nonfiction
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

Sarah Sukardi
MFA candidate

Nonfiction

Amalia Tenuta
MFA candidate

Poetry

Alexandra Thek
PhD candidate

19th- and 20th-century Anglo-American women's writing; genre fiction/popular fiction; detective/crime fiction; comparative studies of genre fiction in Japan and the US
Kerstin Tuttle
PhD candidate
20th- and 21st-century literature
John VanOverbeke
PhD candidate
American, regionalism, nationalisms
Andrea Waldrep
PhD candidate
Old English; Medieval studies

Chaun Webster
MFA candidate

Poetry

Jordan Young
MFA candidate

Nonfiction

Kachina Yeager
MFA candidate

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