Lecturer of Humanities
BA English Literature, Smith College
MA English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University
PhD English Literature, Boston University
Teaching interests: Intersections between Literature and Art History; Service-Learning; Nineteenth-Century Literature; World Literature; Film Studies
Research interests: Nineteenth-Century British Literature and Education; Modern British Literature; Irish Literature; History of Education; Women’s and Gender Studies
“Victorian Reading across the Lines and off the Page in Dickens’s Our Mutual Friend,” Reading and the Victorians, edited by Juliet John and Matthew Bradley (Aldershot: Ashgate, forthcoming 2012).
“Engaging Students through Service-Learning,” Instructional Innovation Conference, Boston University, 2012.
“Thomas Hardy’s Autodidacts,” Victorian Literature and Culture Seminar, Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University, 2011.
Guest Speaker for Educating Rita post-performance “Humanities Forum,” Huntington Theatre Company, 2011.
Other professional activity and/or awards:
Alice M. Brennan Humanities Award, Humanities Foundation, Boston University, 2010.
Angela J. and James J. Rallis Memorial Award, Humanities Foundation, Boston University, 2010.