Senior Lecturer of Rhetoric
BA Science and Literature, Harvard University
PhD English Literature, New York University
Teaching interests: Essay structure, vivid phrasing, library research, primary as well as secondary sources
Research interests: Comic books and other graphic narratives, the human and the superhuman
Seven entries for Comics through Time: A History of Icons, Idols, and Ideas. Vols. III &IV. Ed. M. Keith Booker. Greenwood Press. 2014. Entries include “Sin City,” “300,” “Charles Burns,” “Girl Genius,” and “Palestine.”
“‘This is a Job for Superman’: How Opening the Shirt became Canonical,” presented at the Northeast Popular Culture Association, October 2013.
“Geography in Caricature: Comics and the Representation of Foreign Cultures,” delivered at the AAG Annual Meeting in New York City, February 2012.
“Remaking the World in His Image: The Übermensch in the Work of Alan Moore,” delivered at the NeMLA 2010 convention in Montreal, April 2010.