Assistant Professor of English
New Mexico State University
Department of English
P.O. Box 30001, MSC 3E
Las Cruces, NM 88003
BA (2001): Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
MA (2003): Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada
PhD (2009): University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Teaching Emphases and Research Interests
- Victorian Literature and Culture
- Nineteenth-Century Psychology
- History of Science/Science and Literature
- History of the Novel
- Victorian Poetry and Poetics
Courses Recently Taught
- English 244G: Literary Odysseys
- English 335V: The Story of the Novel in Britain
- English 4/533: Work in the Victorian Novel
“‘Putrefaction Generally’: Bleak House, Victorian Psychology, and the Question of Bodily Matter.” Novel: A Forum on Fiction 44.3 (Fall 2011): 402-23.
“‘What Is Natural in Me’: David Copperfield, Faculty Psychology, and the Association of Ideas.” Hamilton Prize Essay. Victorian Review 36.1 (Spring 2010): 55-71.
“Mightier than the Sword: Aggression of the Written Word in Great Expectations.” Dickens Studies Annual 35 (2005): 179-208.
Mind Reflected on Paper: Dickens, Victorian Psychology, and the First-Person Novel (book manuscript)