Current Position: Assistant Professor of English and American Studies at Princeton University.
I am an interdisciplinary scholar working at the intersection of literature and economy, with a particular focus on Asian American and Philippine Anglophone literature. Reading across literary and economic history, I bring archival research to the study of the novel to develop a multiscalar reading practice that elaborates historical meaning contextually and in the form of the work itself.
At Princeton, I teach courses on “Asian American Literature,” “Global Novel,” “Model Minority Fictions,” “World Scale,” as well as a graduate critical theory seminar that introduces students to historical materialist methods for studying the economic mediations of culture.
You can learn more about my research, teaching, and writing at http://www.paulnadal.com