Faculty

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John M. Archer

john.archer@nyu.edu

Professor of English

Research Interests: Renaissance drama; early-modern literature and culture; the history of subjectivity; literary theory; philosophy and literature.

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Thomas Augst

tom.augst@nyu.edu

Associate Professor of English

Research Interests: American literature and culture; literacy, print culture, and the history of the book; 19th century social reform and the development of mass media; the cultural geography of humanist enterprise; graduate training and program development in digital humanities

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Jennifer-Baker

Jennifer J. Baker

Jbaker@nyu.edu

Associate Professor of English

Research Interests: 18th- and 19th-century American literature, culture, and intellectual history

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Nicholas T. Boggs

nicholas.boggs@nyu.edu

Clinical Assistant Professor of English

Research Interests: Twentieth and twenty-first-century literatures in English, especially American literature and African American literature; James Baldwin and Ralph Ellison; gender and sexuality studies; creative writing.

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Christopher Cannon

christopher.cannon@nyu.edu

Professor of English

Research Interests: Grammar and grammar school learning; early Middle English; Chaucer; Langland; problems of literary history; language and theories of language

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Una Chaudhuri

una.chaudhuri@nyu.edu

Professor of English; TSA-Drama & Environmental Studies

Research Interests: Modern Drama; theatre history; performance theory; animal studies; eco-criticism; art in the Anthropocene

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Patricia Crain

patcrain@nyu.edu

Professor of English

Research Interests: Nineteenth-century U.S. literature and culture; history of books and reading; literacy studies; childhood studies; critical pedagogy and civic engagement

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Moacir P. de Sá Pereira

moacir@nyu.edu

Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow

Research Interests: 20th and 21st century American literature and culture; the novel; political agency; (speculative) realism; geocriticism; and (geospatial) digital humanities


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Patrick Deer

patrick.deer@nyu.edu

Associate Professor of English

Research Interests: Modernism; war culture and war literature; contemporary British literature and culture; the novel, film, and music; Anglophone literature and human rights.

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Carolyn Dinshaw

carolyn.dinshaw@nyu.edu

Silver Professor; Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis and English

Research Interests: English and Western European medieval literature and culture; feminist studies; lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender studies; history of sexuality; theories of history and historiography; theories and experiences of temporality; ecology and ecocriticism; history of maps and mapping

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Guadalupe Escobar

lupe.escobar@nyu.edu

Assistant Professor Faculty/Fellow

Research Interests: U.S. Latina/o literary and cultural studies; Latin American literature and cultural production; postcolonial studies; film and media studies; performance studies; gender and sexuality; human rights

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Juliet Fleming

jf102@nyu.edu

Professor of English

Research Interests: Renaissance literature and culture; history of the book; literary theory; theories of writing.

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Elaine Freedgood

ef38@nyu.edu

Professor of English

Research Interests: Victorian literature and culture; critical theory; history of the novel

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Toral Gajarawala

tqg1828@nyu.edu

Associate Professor of English

Research Interests: Postcolonial and subaltern studies; theories of the novel; narrative theory, realisms, modernisms, contemporary Anglophone and vernacular fiction.

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Ernest Gilman

ernest.gilman@nyu.edu

Professor of English

Research Interests: English Renaissance literature; interrelationships of literature and the visual arts; literature and disease

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Lisa Gitelman

gitelman@nyu.edu

Professor, Department of English and Media, Culture and Communication

Research Interests: Media history; American print culture; new media in historical context; techniques of inscription

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John Guillory

john.guilllory@nyu.edu

Silver Professor; Professor of English

Research Interests: Renaissance poetry and prose; Shakespeare; Milton; literature and science in the Renaissance; the history of rhetoric; the history of criticism; the sociology of literary study; twentieth-century literary theory

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Richard Halpern

rh101@nyu.edu

Erich Maria Remarque Professor of Literature

Research Interests: Renaissance literature; Shakespeare; literary theory; modernism; Greek drama

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Lenora Hanson

 

Assistant Professor of English

Research Interests: British and Italian Romantic poetry and prose; eighteenth and nineteenth-century life science and political economy; rhetoric and translation; materialism

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Phillip Brian Harper

phil.harper@nyu.edu

Erich Maria Remarque Professor of Literature
Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Science

Research Interests: Modern and contemporary U.S. literary and cultural studies; African-American literature and culture; gender and sexuality studies

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Josephine Gattuso Hendin

jh6@nyu.edu

Professor of English

Research Interests: Contemporary American literature and culture; psychology and literature; ethnicity and literature; creative writing

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Isabel Hofmeyr

ih19@nyu.edu

Isabel.Hofmeyr@wits.ac.za

Global Distinguished Professor

Research Interests: Postcolonial studies; African literature; oral literature; Gandhian studies; Postcolonial history of the book and print culture; Indian Ocean studies.

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David L. Hoover

david.hoover@nyu.edu

Professor of English

Research Interests: authorship attribution, linguistic stylistics, statistical stylistics, corpus stylistics, humanities computing, English language, animal language and cognition, Old English meter

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Julia Jarcho

jarcho@nyu.edu

Assistant Professor of English

Research Interests: Theater and drama studies; modernism; critical theory; literary theory

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Wendy Anne Lee

wendyalee@nyu.edu

Assistant Professor of English

Research Interests: 18th-century British literature & culture; Enlightenment philosophy; history & theory of the novel; affect & cognitive studies; Jane Austen; animal studies; Asian American literature

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John Maynard

jrm4@nyu.edu

Professor of English

Research Interests: Victorian literature and culture; literary theory; reader theory; biography; sexuality and literature; cultural studies; modern literature

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Paula McDowell

paula.mcdowell@nyu.edu

Associate Professor of English

Research Interests: Eighteenth-century British literature and cultural history; history of the book; media history and theory

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Elizabeth McHenry

elizabeth.mchenry@nyu.edu

Associate Professor of English

Research Interests: African-American literature, culture, and intellectual history; nineteenth and twentieth-century United States literature; History of the Book

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Maureen McLane

maureen.mclane@nyu.edu

Professor of English

Research Interests: British romanticism; English and Scottish literature and culture, 1750-1830; twentieth-century and contemporary North American poetry; modernism; postmodernism; media studies; Anglophone poetries/poetics; human sciences and literature

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Haruko Momma

hal.momma@nyu.edu

Professor of English

Research Interests: Old English language and literature; medieval literature and culture; history of the English language; culture of religion; philology and philosophy of language; history of language studies; medievalism

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Peter Nicholls

pn18@nyu.edu

Henry James Professor of English and American Letters

Research Interests: Twentieth-century British and American literature; international modernism; modern and contemporary poetry and poetics

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Tomás Urayoán Noel

tun202@nyu.edu

Associate Professor

Research Interests: U.S. Latin@ literatures and cultures; poetry and poetics of the Americas; media and performance studies; the Caribbean and its diasporas; modernisms and avant-gardes; translation studies; multi-ethnic New York City; creative writing

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Sharon Olds

so1@nyu.edu

Erich Maria Remarque Professor of Creative Writing

Research Interests: poetry; community outreach; writing workshops

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Crystal Parikh

crystal.parikh@nyu.edu

Associate Professor of English and Social & Cultural Analysis

Research Interests: Asian American literature and studies; Latino/Chicano literature and studies; feminist and critical race theory; postcolonial studies; twentieth-century American literature

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Cyrus Patell

cyrus.patell@nyu.edu

Professor of English

Research Interests: American literature and culture; history and culture of New York City; theory and practice of cosmopolitanism; minority discourse; cultural studies; literary historiography

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Sonya Posmentier

sp141@nyu.edu

Assistant Professor of English

Research Interests: African American and Caribbean literature; Poetry and poetics; Ecological and environmental theory


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Dara Regaignon

dara.regaignon@nyu.edu

Director of Expository Writing; Associate Professor

Research Interests: Victorian literature and culture; children’s literature; composition; writing in the disciplines; writing program administration; pedagogy; genre theory; domesticity and motherhood

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Catherine Robson

catherine.robson@nyu.edu

Professor of English

Research Interests: 19th-century British Literature, Victorian Cultural Studies, Education and Childhood Studies

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Martha Dana Rust

martha.rust@nyu.edu

Associate Professor of English

Research Interests: Medieval literature and culture; technologies of writing; phenomenology of reading; picture theory; cognitive science of reading; literary representations of illness and disease; memory studies.

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S.S. Sandhu

ss162@nyu.edu

Associate Professor of English and Social and Cultural Analysis

Research Interests: Toil; avant pulp; Asiatica; off-kilter Englishness; artists' books; topographics; listening; the cinematical; migrant aesthetics; poetics and sociology of sport; Sweden.

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Lytle Shaw

lds2@nyu.edu

Professor of English

Research Interests: Postwar and contemporary poetry and art, mostly in North America; site-specificity; lowercase theory; museums; experimental historiography and ethnography

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Blevin Shelnutt

mbs405@nyu.edu

Postdoctoral Lecturer

Research Interests: American literature and culture, nineteenth-century literature, the history of the book, material culture studies, the spatial humanities, the digital humanities

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Clifford Siskin

clifford.siskin@nyu.edu

Henry W & Albert A Berg Prof of English & American Literature

Research Interests: Literary, social, and technological change, 1700-1850 (British); print culture and digital culture; literary theory and genre theory; the organization of knowledge.

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Zadie Smith

zas2@nyu.edu

Professor of Creative Writing

Research Interests: Fiction writing; literary and cultural criticism

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Catharine R. Stimpson

crs6@nyu.edu

Professor of English

Research Interests: Modern and post-modern Feminism, Criticism, Women's Studies and Gender Studies, Law and Literature


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Pacharee Sudhinaraset

ps139@nyu.edu

Assistant Professor Faculty/Fellow

Research Interests: Asian American literary and cultural studies, women of color feminist theory, comparative racialization, visual cultural studies, speculative fiction, utopia and dystopia

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Rajeswari Sunder Rajan

rs191@nyu.edu

Global Distinguished Professor

Research Interests: Postcolonial studies; feminist theory; gender and culture in South Asia; Indian writing in English; British Victorian literature

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Simón Trujillo

simon.trujillo@nyu.edu

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Chicana/o and Latina/o studies and literature; US multi-ethnic literature; comparative ethnic studies in the Americas; Borderlands theories and methodologies

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Gregory Vargo

greg.vargo@nyu.edu

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Nineteenth-century British literature; working-class literature and radical political culture; periodicals and serializatio; anti-colonialism in British culture; melodrama and theater; popular fiction; the Bildungsroman

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Adrian Versteegh

acv242@nyu.edu

Postdoctoral Lecturer

Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-century literature; urban poetics; spatial and architectural theory; aesthetics of decay and ruination; comparative media; theories of time; historiography; alternate and secret histories; the subterranean; distraction and modes of attention; sleep and insomnia

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Jini Kim Watson

jkw1@nyu.edu

Associate Professor of English

Research Interests: Postcolonial literature and theory; spatial and architectural theory; questions of sovereignty and political modernity; Asia-Pacific literature and cultural studies; feminist and critical theory

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Bryan Waterman

bryan.waterman@nyu.edu

Associate Professor of English

Research Interests: 18th- and 19th-century American literary and cultural history; New York City literary, performance, and intellectual cultures; the Revolutionary Atlantic World

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brandon-woolf

Brandon Woolf

bwoolf@nyu.edu

Visiting Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Theater and performance Studies; critical and aesthetic theory; art and public policy; directing, devising, and new play development

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Robert J.C. Young

rjy2@nyu.edu

Silver Professor; Professor of English

Research Interests: Postcolonial literatures and cultures; the history of colonialism and anti-colonialism; cultural history of the 19th and 20th centuries; literary and cultural theory.

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