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Curriculum Vitae: 
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

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Sch of Wrtg Lit & Film
Research/Career Interests: 

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

Selected Publications:


  • 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.