Lecturer of Rhetoric
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
Teaching interests: American rebels and cultural representations of war
Research interests: American literature and drama (1850-1945); literature and the emotions; affect theory; 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.