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
- Modern Language Association
- Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
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).
- 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