Education2014: PhD in English (awarded December 2014), University of Sydney
Dissertation: “Look Abroad, Angel: Concentric Circles of Sehnsucht in the Work of Thomas Wolfe”
Examiners: Prof. Timothy Marr (UNC-Greensboro), Prof. Scott Romine (UNC-Chapel Hill), and Prof. Jay Watson (University of Mississippi).
Supervisor: Prof. Paul Giles / Associate Supervisor: Dr. Sarah Gleeson-White
2008: BA (Hons) in English – First Class Honours, Macquarie University
Thesis: “The Three Stigmata of Philip K. Dick: Reality, Identity and Drugs in the Writings of a Twentieth Century Visionary”
Work Shared in CORE
Other PublicationsJournal Articles:
“Thomas Wolfe and the Really Deep South,” The Thomas Wolfe Review
38, no. 1-2 (2014): 7-24. http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M6C029
“C. S. Lewis, Thomas Wolfe, and the Transatlantic Expression of Sehnsucht
” Inklings Forever
Review of Desert Passions: Orientalism and Romance Novels
, by Hsu-Ming Teo, Australasian Journal of American Studies
34, no. 1 (2015), 152-55.
ProjectsBook under Consideration:
Look Abroad, Angel: Thomas Wolfe and the Geographies of Longing, presently with a university press for review.
Papers under Consideration:
“Thomas Wolfe and the Domestication of Culture.” Invited submission for the proposed book, The Prosaic Imaginary: Novels and the Everyday, 1750-2000, under consideration with Manchester UP.
“Major Tom to Ground Control: Ray Bradbury and the Resurrection of Thomas Wolfe.”
MembershipsModern Language Association (MLA)
Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association (ANZASA)
Thomas Wolfe Society