Chair, Department of English
Director of Undergraduate Studies, American Studies Centre
*On Sabbatical 1 July 2016 - 30 June 2017*
BA, Magna cum Laude, U.C. Berkeley, 1991
PhD, English, U.C. Berkeley
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In early 2016, the Ohio State University Press will be publishing my monograph, Female Piety and the Invention of American Puritanism, under its Literature, Religion, and Post-Secular Studies series imprint. I am also currently working on articles in various stages of preparation: the first on transnationalism and American idealism, and the second on Herman Melville’s Benito Cereno and secularism.
I welcome inquiries from students interested in graduate studies at Western either in English or in American Studies, where I also serve as the Director.
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