Department : English
Email : email@example.com
Phone : 718-862-7252
Office : MGL 422
PHD, Tufts University
MA, Tufts University
- Early and Nineteenth-Century American Literature
- Environmental Literature
- Critical Race Studies
Associate Professor, Manhattan College, 2008-present
Assistant Professor, Manhattan College, 2004-2008
IHUM Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University, 2002-2004
Publications & Professional Activities
- Converging Stories: Race, Ecology, and Environmental Justice in American Literature. University of Georgia Press, 2005.
- “Pastoral and Anti-Pastoral in Aaron Douglas’s Aspects of Negro Life.”A Keener Perception: Ecocritical Studies in American Art History. Eds. Alan C. Braddock and Christopher Irmscher. University of Alabama Press, 2009.
- "'Ready to Come Home': Teaching African American Literature as Environmental Literature." Approaches to Teaching North American Environmental Literature. Eds. Frederick Waage, Mark Long, and Laird Christensen. MLA, 2008.
- "Other Nature: Resistance to Ecological Hegemony in Charles W. Chesnutt's The Conjure Woman." African American Review (Spring 2003, 37.1).
- "The Anxiety of Confluence: Evolution, Ecology, and Imperialism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness. ISLE (Summer 2001, 8.2).
Modern Language Association
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
ENGL 150 Roots: Literature
ENGL 210 Exposition and Argumentation
ENGL 253 Masterworks of American Literature
ENGL 279 Literature and the Environment
ENGL 345 Environmental Literature and Ecocriticism
ENGL 372 American Literature to 1914
ENGL 374 The American Novel to 1914
ENGL 375 Studies in Early and 19th-century American Literature