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Education

PhD, English, University of California, Berkeley, 2008.

MA, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Literatures in English and Gender Studies, 2000.

BA, English and Women's Studies, University of Central Florida, 1998.

Professional Positions

 Assistant Professor, English, UC Irvine (2008--).

Monograph

Object Lessons: The Novel as a Theory of Reference. 

Articles

The Ambassadors_ and the Afterlife of Failure. Arizona Quarterly, forthcoming.

Circumstances Under Which: Overlooking in Stendhal. nonsite.org,(4). 

Meredith & Ends. ELH, 76(3), 547-76. 

Presentations

"The Philosophy of Language circa May 15, 1865," North American Victorian Studies Association, Panel: Literary History and the Philosophy of Language, Pasadena, CA. (October 24, 2013).

"The Fail," Humanities Honors Convocation, University of California, Irvine. (June 2011).

International Society for the Study of Narrative, "Finding Lost Things in Cranford." (April 2011).

"Ways of Arriving in Stendhal," No Quarrel: Literature and Philosophy Today, Boston University. (April 2011).

"How Do I Know What I'm Doing?" Post45, Panel: Post45 in Theory. (April 2011).

"Throwing Things in Thackeray." International Society for the Study of Narrative. (April 2010).

"The Novel of Finding Lost Things," Center for Philosophy, Arts, and Literature, Duke University. (February 2010).

"19th Century British Literature and Culture: Pulp," Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association, Panel: 19th Century British Literature and Culture: Pulp. (November 2009).

"Throwing Things in Thackeray," Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association, Panel: Critical Theory. (November 2009).

"Throwing Things in Thackeray," Nineteenth-Century Reading Group, University of California, Los Angeles. (May 2009).

"Murdoch and the Monolith," English Graduate Colloquium,  University of California, Irvine. (April 3, 2009).

Research in Progress

"How Do I Know What I'm Doing?" 

"The Objects of Reading Gaol" 

"The Philosophy of Language circa May 15, 1865"