247B Morton Hall
PhD- University of Florida
MA - Mississippi State University
BA - Athens State University
Areas of Specialization/Interests:
Postcolonial Studies, Modern and Postmodern British Literature, Critical Theory, Cultural Studies
“Universal Love and Planetary Ontology: Beyond the Postcolonial in Vandana Singh’s Of Love and Other Monsters.”
“Valences of Utopia in Suzanne Collins’s The Hunger Games Trilogy”
“This Grave New World: Biopolitics and the Vampire Dystopia in Daybreakers.”
“Naipaul, Orwell, Gissing: Literary Naturalism and the Postcolonial Canon”
“Robert Antoni’s As Flies to Whatless Boys and the Contemporary Caribbean Historical Novel”
“Feeling the 60s in the Age of Reagan: Failure, Repetition, and History in Eddie and the Cruisers.” Literature/Film Quarterly (Forthcoming)
“Bacchanal or Missa Solemnis? Shame, Symmetry, and Late Style in Robert Antoni’s Carnival.”The Journal of West Indian Literature 22.1 (2013): 7-32.
“Lessons from Elsewhere; or, Rethinking Democracy and Public Education Through Lois Lowry's The Giver.” With Philip E. Kovacs. Dystopia and Education. Eds. Jessica Heybach and Eric Sheffield. Charlotte, NC: Information Age, 2013: 99-116.
“‘Fictions Where a Man Could Live’: Worldlessness, Utopia, and the Void in Salman Rushdie’s Grimus.” Twentieth-Century Literature 58.2 (2012): 267-95.