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Moreland Hall 326

2550 SW Jefferson Way

2550 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
Curriculum Vitae: 
Credentials: 
Ph. D. University at Buffalo, SUNY 2002
M.A. University at Buffalo, SUNY 2000
B.A. McMaster University (Canada) 1997
Honors and Awards: 

Visiting International Scholar, School of Critical Studies, University of Glasgow, May-June 2018

Robert J. Frank Research, Scholarship, and Creativity Award, College of Liberal Arts, OSU, 2015

Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh, summer 2014

Office Hours: 
Fall 2018: Mondays and Wednesdays, 9-10:30

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At OSU
Affiliated with: 
Sch of Wrtg Lit & Film
Courses Taught: 

Fall 2018

ENG 106: Introduction to Poetry

 

Research/Career Interests: 

Eighteenth-century and Romantic British literature and culture; literary and critical theory; globalization; post-humanism and Speculative Realism

Selected Publications:

Monographs:

  • Romantic Realities: Speculative Realism and British Romanticism (Edinburgh University Press, September 2016)
  • Romantic Globalism: British Literature and Modern World Order, 1750-1830. (Ohio State University Press, 2014)
  • Walter Scott and Contemporary Theory (Bloomsbury, 2013)
  • Feeling British: Sympathy and National Identity in Scottish and English Writing, 1707-1832 (Bucknell University Press, 2007)

Editions and Edited Collections:

  • The Expedition of Humphry Clinker by Tobias Smollett, 2nd ed. (W.W. Norton, 2015)
  • Global Romanticism: Origins, Orientations, Engagements (Bucknell University Press, 2015)
  • Representing Place in British Literature and Culture, 1660-1830: From Local to Global, co-edited with Juliet Shields (Ashgate, 2013)
  • Approaches to Teaching Scott’s Waverley Novels (MLA, 2010)

I am currently working on an introduction to contemporary critical theory for Routledge, and planning a new historically oriented book on representations of utopia/ dystopia in eighteenth-century and Romantic British literature and culture.