Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis, 2012
B.A., Mount Holyoke College, 2004
Teaching and Research Interests
African American Literature
19th century American Literature
Early 20th century American Literature
Critical Race Studies
"A Slave's Story: Review of the Book and Film Versions of Twelve Years a Slave," The Common Reader: Ideas and Inquiry from Washington University in St. Louis, February 2014.
"The Color of Manhood: Reconsidering Pompey in John Ford's The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance," Black Camera, Indiana University Press, November 2012.
Honors and Fellowships
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Washington University in St. Louis, 2012-2013
Dissertation Fellowship, Washington University in St. Louis, 2011-2012
Helm Visiting Scholar Fellowship, Indiana University at Bloomington, 2011