Specialty Area: Composition, American realism and naturalism, gothic fiction, class studies
Office #: Loyola Hall 301
University of Southern Mississippi (2002); M.A. Northwestern University (2006); Ph.D Loyola University Chicago (2013)
Gothic Literature, Class Theory, Class in Literature, American Realism and Naturalism, African-American Literature, Film History, Horror Films
Gothic Slumming: Realist Writers and Gothic Texts in Progressive Era America
“The Werewolf’s Closet: Clothing as Prosthesis in Marie de France’s Bisclavret.” The Treatment of Disabled Persons in Medieval Europe. Ed. Wendy J. Turner and Tory Vandeventer Pearman. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2011. 259-89.
“Vampiric Discourse in Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights.” Victorian Network 1:1 (2009). Web.
“From Slumming to Passing: Doubles and Cross-Class Experimentation in Frank Norris’s Fiction.”