Associate Professor of American Literature and American Studies
Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies
American Literature & American Studies
Ph.D., Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 2008
B.A. English, Barnard College, 1996
University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Santa Cruz, 2008-2010
African American and Latina/o literatures, ethnic and feminist studies, poverty and urban humanities
My teaching and research interests include comparative American literatures, poverty, cultural history, and urban humanities. My current book project, Towards Camden, thinks about landscape, dispossession, and the making of public memory in Camden, New Jersey.