BA Linguistics and Literature: Germanic Languages (Dutch-English), University of Ghent, Belgium
MA American Studies, University of Antwerp, Belgium
MA English, Boston University
PhD English, Boston University
American rebels and cultural representations of war
American literature and drama (1850-1945); literature and the emotions; affect theory; and women’s writing
“‘None of the Effect of an Invalid’: The Trials of Empathy in Henry James’s The Wings of the Dove.” Forthcoming in the Henry James Review (2014).
“‘It Doesn’t Count if It’s Easy’: Facing Pain, Mediating Identity in Tony Kushner’s Angels in America.” Modern Drama 54.3 (Fall 2011): 287-309.