About

 

Homer C. Nearing, Jr. Distinguished Professor in English and Chair of English and Creative Writing + Affiliate Faculty in Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, Widener University

First Vice President, Modernist Studies Association

Modernism, Narrative, Narrative Theory, Life Writing, Gender, Sexuality, Women’s Studies, Mentoring, Pedagogy, Scholarly Communication / Publishing

Education

PhD, English and 20th Century Studies, Graduate Center of the City University of New York, 2003

Publications

Options for Teaching Modernist Women’s Writing (2021, MLA)

Literary Couples and 20th-Century Life Writing: Narrative and Intimacy (2019, Bloomsbury)

The Comics of Alison Bechdel (2019, U of Mississippi P)

Engagements with Narrative (2015, Routledge)

James Joyce and the Revolt of Love: Marriage, Adultery, Desire (2010, Palgrave Macmillan)

articles in Journal of Modern LiteratureLife WritingCollege Literature, James Joyce Quarterly.

Memberships

Modern Language Association

  • Member, Executive Committee, GS Comics and Graphic Narratives


Modernist Studies Association

  • First Vice President


The Space Between Society

Feminist inter/Modernist Association

International Virginia Woolf Society

Council of Editors of Learned Journals

  • Secretary

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