PhD Student Directory

PatAbatiell

6th year
Abatiell, Pat
pja272@nyu.edu
Contemporary fiction, ecocriticism, empire, affect, allegory, road trips, gardens, environed bodies, biopolitics

Adams

5th year
Adams, Kimberly
kaa401@nyu.edu
Poetry, electricity, hoarding, anarchism, food waste, atomic theories of matter, back to the land movements, housework, the linguistic turn, psychoanalysis and historical materialism

Addis

3rd year
Addis, Katharine
kma410@nyu.edu
Early Modern European lit: 17th century female philosophers, material culture, conceptual approaches to book history, collecting, lists, ephemera, proverbs, epistemology, and gender/sexuality/feminism

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2nd year
Afsari-Mamagani, Grace
gam351@nyu.edu
Digital and spatial humanities, contemporary (im)migrant literature, post-and neocolonialism

Anderson

6th year
Anderson, Tim
tda234@nyu.edu
20th Century American Poetry and Poetics, 17th Century North America, Historiography, Geography, Minimalism

Armoza

3rd year
Armoza, Jonathan
jia237@nyu.edu
Digital Humanities, Computational Text Modeling, and Analysis, Operationalized, Literary Theory, Data Visualization, Nineteenth Century American Literature, Poetics, Stylistics, Linguistics, Rhetoric

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2nd year
Bosu, Saronik
sb5749@nyu.edu
Money; Metaphors of Money; Wealth, Poverty, Credit, Exchange etc; The Aesthetic and the Economic; Contemporary Indian English Literature, especially non-fiction

Chace

3rd year
Chace, Jessica
jac1034@nyu.edu
Medieval literature, saints' lives, disability, animals and ecology, practices of translation

Cheng

3rd year
Cheng, Julia
jxc201@nyu.edu
20th Century American literature, food studies, visual culture, queer and feminist theory, theories of place and memory

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dominick_gina

5th year
Dominick, Gina
gad256@nyu.edu
Medieval British literature; Geoffrey Chaucer, Thomas Malory; aesthetic and affect theory; Adorno; feminism(s); ethics and representations of violence; medievalism(s); ancient and medieval theology/philosophy; horror and other feelings of dis-ease in literature, art, and film

 

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7th year
Dorman, Stefanie
sad329@nyu.edu
Anglophone literatures of the long twentieth century; philosophies of modernity; Marxist/materialist hermeneutics; postmodern aesthetics and aestheticism; transnational ideology; histories of the discipline; historiography and narravitiy 

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4th year
Duron, Nicholas
nmd333@nyu.edu
Chicana/o & Latina/o studies and literature, U.S. multi-ethnic literature, comparative ethnic studies of the Americas, affect theory, technology, post colonial theory, women of color feminisms, queer of color theory, borderlands methodologies & history

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3rd year
Eitzen Delgado, Nicole 
ned2798@nyu.edu
Latino/a studies (borderlands and diaspora); US minority literature (1950s to the present); countercultural fiction (US and Mexico); and digital humanities 

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7th year
Franklin, Jonathan
jf1872@nyu.edu

AndrewGorin

4th year
Gorin, Andrew
amg737@nyu.edu
20th and 21st century poetry and poetics, queer theory, critical race theory, affect, theories of the mass public sphere

Hall

4th year
Hall, Jordan
jh2625@nyu.edu
I'm interested in people's experience of music and sound, and am researching the emergence of English music criticism as a genre in eighteenth-century England

Hegelmeyer

5th year
Hegelmeyer, Chad
cnh277@nyu.edu
20th entury and contemporary U.S. literature and culture; the novel; nonfiction and journalism; narrative; fact-checking; aesthetics; paperwork, evidence, and documents; interviews; reading and belief; censorship; literature of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars

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8th year
Herron, Jonathan
jdh394@nyu.edu

Hobbs

6th year
Hobbs, David
dbh269@nyu.edu
20th-century, poetics, urban experience, modernism, avant-gardism, affect theory & aesthetic theory

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8th year
Hurst, Caitlin
ceh390@nyu.edu

MCHyland
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6th year
Hyland, MC
mch454@nyu.edu
Romanticism, site-based poetics, contemporary poetry, media history/history of the book, the commons, intellectual history, enlightenment philosophy, creative writing, walking in poetics and arts

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6th year
Koehler, Robby
rdk252@nyu.edu
History of education; history of book; digital humanities; textual scholarship 

Koss

3rd year
Koss, Zane
zk421@nyu.edu
Twentieth-century Poetry; Canadian literature; U.S. literature; International Modernisms; Poetry and Poetics; Critical Theory

ShivKotecha
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6th year
Kotecha, Shiv
srk342@nyu.edu
Modern and Contemporary Poetics and Experimental Writing; 19th Century American Literature; The History of the Avant-Garde; Critical Theory; Media Studies; Psychoanalysis

Linstrom

4th year
Linstrom, John
jrl527@nyu.edu
19th/20th-century American literature, agriculture, agrarian/georgic/pastoral literatures, ecoriticism, climate justice, theories of property and land, creative writing (cnf and poetry)

Lopez

3rd year 
Lopez, Yollotl 
yal238@nyu.edu 
20th century American literature, ethnic literature, children/YA literature, Latin@ studies, women's studies, pedagogy, creative writing 

lowe_ruby

5th year
Lowe, Ruby 
rl1755@nyu.edu 

McMullan

4th year
McMullan, Luke
lam784@nyu.edu
Modernism, 18th-century British literature, history of philology; Medievalisms, especially the reception of medieval poetry

TMenon

6th year
Menon, Tara
tkm255@nyu.edu
Nineteenth-century British literature, narrative theory, the Victorian novel, Romantic poetry

Usher

5th year
Meyers Usher, Penelope
pfm250@nyu.edu
Early modern literature; drama; violence; gore; anatomy and dissection; and classical reception

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5th year
Moser, Anna
acm594@nyu.edu
Modern and contemporary poetry and poetics; the experience of subjectivity, or selfhood; feeling and theory; testimony and anti-confessionalism; feminisms; aesthetics (the sublime and anti-sublime); "scientific" versus "non-scientific" discourse; material texts

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4th year
Partridge, Sara
sfp241@nyu.edu  
Early and nineteenth-century American literature, ethics and religion in literature, transatlantic studies, book history, archival studies, digital humanities

Porteous

3rd year
Porteous, Richard
rap511@nyu.edu
Modernism and decadence, especially prose; aesthetic philosophy and Paterian aestheticism; 'machines' in literature and philosophy; decadent and modernist forms of irony; modernism and skepticism

Preus

4th year
Preus, Nathaniel
npp245@nyu.edu
Postwar American literature, critical geography, literature and politics

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3rd year
Proo, Sarah
sjp543@nyu.edu
Chicana/o and Latina/o studies and literature; U.S. multi-ethnic literature; comparative race and ethnic studies in the Americans; borderland theories and methodologies; historiography; women of color feminism; digital humanities

Quinn

5th year
Quinn, Eoghan
eg261@nyu.edu
Difficulty in literature; modern theater; Milton

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2nd year
Ramos, Alexandria
anr362@nyu.edu
19th and 20th century American and ethnic American literature. Asian American, Chicana/o and Latina/o literature, Immigrant narratives and travel writing

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3rd year
Reynolds, William
wjr243@nyu.edu    
Eighteenth-century British literature and philosophy, history of medicine, madness, history of law, antiquarianism & the aesthetics of Romantic poetry.

Riou

5th year
Riou, Berengere
br979@nyu.edu
Modernism, occultism, and religion; modern and contemporary American poetics; British romanticism; gender studies and queer studies

Saikumar

2nd year
Saikumar, Rajgopal
rs5607@nyu.edu
Early-20th century South Asian literature and intellectual history, critical legal studies, Indian constitutional law and judicial politics, phenomenology ethics

TanyaJan2016

2nd year
Schmidt, Tanya
tks256@nyu.edu
Early modern women writers; pastoral, epic, and genre theory; Spenser; Shakespeare; life writing

Sircar

4th year
Sircar, Sushmita
ss819@nyu.edu
Postcolonial theory and literature (South Asian and Caribbean), critical geography and spatial theory, Marxist, feminist and queer theory, history of emotions

SquitieriChristina

6th year
Squitieri, Christina
cms531@nyu.edu
Early modern drama, materialism, the body, and law and literature

Sridharan

6th year
Sridharan, Vignesh
vs1268@nyu.edu
Victorian literature, 19th-century periodicals, book reviews, British Raj writing, utopian fiction

JamesStaples

4th year
Staples, James
jcs552@nyu.edu
The Pearl-poet, Roman de la rose, Medieval Literature and Culture, Queer Theory, Theories of History and Historiography, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Theology, Poetics,  Affect Theory

DavidSugarman

5th year 
Sugarman, David 
dss368@nyu.edu 
American fiction, American philosophy, Marxist geography

JenSwegan

2nd year 
Swegan, Jen 
js9030@nyu.edu 
American literary and intellectual history, literature and ethics, citizenship, affect

Thursten

2nd year 
Thursten, Rebecca 
rjt339@nyu.edu
Mid 19th- to early 20th- century British and American literature; the Harlem Renaissance; modernism; thing theory and object cultures; mental health and medicine

Trigos

3rd year 
Trigos, Mercedes 
mt2372@nyu.edu 
20th-century poetry and drama; modernisms and avant-gardes; comparatives race studies; translation 

CameronWilliams

7th year 
Williams, Cameron 
camgw@nyu.edu 
American literature, Post-WWII Poetry, Sound and Performance Studies 

laurayoder

6th year 
Yoder, Laura 
ley212@nyu.edu
17th century British literature. Death, resurrection, and posthumaeity; remembrance and memorialization. History of dimension and early modern volumetries; cartography (especially globes). Collecting/collections, history of museums, the (imagined) material foundations of fiction, and speculative archiving.

AndrewZuliani

2nd year 
Zuliani, Andrew 
adz235@nyu.edu 
Glitches, false fronts, surveillance culture, and the aesthetics of flatness