Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1997
19th- and 20th-century American literature, Anglo-American modernism, race and gender theory, Asian American literature, African American literature, anime
Recent publications and presentations
"The American Genome Project: A Biopolitical History of the Contemporary 'Ethnic' Novel" American Literary History 25:1 (Spring 2013).
"'Fighting Against Himself': Making the Postwar American Middle-Class White" New Chester Himes Criticism ed. Gillespie and Holcomb (Palgrave, forthcoming)
"’Something Like a Dog’: Alexander Calder's Circus
Practice and Plasticity in the Life Sciences” presented Modernist Studies Association October 2012