PhD, English, City University of New York Graduate Center, 2015

BA, Concentration in the Politics of Media, The Gallatin School at New York University, 2002, summa cum laude


Shelley and his Circle
Research Associate, 2012-present

Queens College
Adjunct Lecturer, 2016-present

St. Lawrence University
CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow, 2015-2016

The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy
Managing Editor, 2014-2015

Lehman College
Graduate Teaching Fellow, English Department, 2008-2011


The City University of New York Graduate Center
Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Certificate Program
Assistant Program Officer, 2010-2014


Refereed Articles and Book Chapter

“Amiability, Community, and Poetry: Contesting Cockney Values in a Newly Recovered Work by Elizabeth Kent.” Under review at PMLA.

Beyond Academic Twitter: Social Media and the Evolution of Scholarly Publication.” Hybrid Pedagogy. July 2016.

Percy Bysshe Shelley and the Ekphrasis of Hair.” European Romantic Review 24.2 (April 2013): 231-250.

The Child of the City and the Palimpsest at Sea: De Quincey’s Chronological Constraints.” Literature Compass 9.10 (Oct. 2012): 679-693.

“Ghosts in the House: Margaret Oliphant’s Uncanny Response to Feminist Success.” Antifeminism and the Victorian Novel. Ed. Tamara Wagner. Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, 2009.

Edited Volume
Co-Editor and Introduction, with Stephen Klein. The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy 4 (December 2013).

Shorter Pieces
This Week in Digital Humanities and Pedagogy: Celebrating Five Years of The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy.” The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (July 1, 2015).

This Week in Digital Humanities and Pedagogy: A Message in a Bottle.” The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (April 14, 2015).

Works in Progress
Romantic Touch: Ephemeral Gestures and Material Remains in British Romanticism. Book manuscript in progress.


Council of Library and Information Research Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2015-2016

The English Program Prize for Distinguished Work in Romanticism, CUNY, 2015

Presidential Research Fellowship, CUNY, 2014-2015

NASSR Graduate Student Travel Bursary, 2014

Digital Humanities Summer Institute Tuition Scholarship, 2014

Alumni and Faculty Dissertation Year Fellowship, CUNY, 2012-2013

Enhanced Chancellor’s Fellowship, CUNY, 2007-2012

Conference Presentation Support Grant, CUNY, 2011 and 2013

MPHC Winter Climbing Competition, 2nd Place (Intermediate), 2011

Grand Prize in McSweeney’s writing contest, 2006

Presidential Honors Scholar, NYU, 1998-2002

Rubin Award for Poetry, Gallatin, 2001

National Arts Foundation Award, 1998


Invited Talks
“Romantic Touch: Tactility and Sociability in British Romanticism.” University of South Dakota. Vermillion, SD. January 22, 2015.

“Romantic Hair.” The Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, New York Public Library, New York, NY. April 25, 2012.

Conferences Organized
THATCamp North Country: Digital Stories. Canton, NY. March 10-11, 2016.

The Digital University. New York, NY. April 21, 2010.

Projection: Speculating on Presence, Absence, and Nonsense. The English Student Association of the Graduate Center at CUNY Annual Conference. New York, NY. March 6, 2009.

Papers Presented and Panels Chaired

“The Intimacy of the Unknown: Recovering Thomas Brown.” MLA. Philadelphia, PA. January 5-8, 2017.

“Elizabeth Kent’s Lost Tales, Found.” North American Society for the Study of Romanticism. Berkeley, CA. August 11-14, 2016.

Roundtable participant (invited). “How and Why Does the Geneva Summer Still Matter?” Keats-Shelley Association of America Symposium: The Geneva Summer. New York, NY. May 21, 2016.

Moderator (invited). “Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.” Session featuring Anne Mellor and Jerrold E. Hogle. Keats-Shelley Association of America Symposium: The Geneva Summer. New York, NY. May 21, 2016.

“Developing and Managing Your Academic & Professional Digital Identity.” St. Lawrence University Center for Teaching and Learning. Canton, NY. February 23, 2016.

“Becoming Ephemera.” International Conference on Romanticism. Park City, UT. October 14-17, 2015.

“Disorganizing Time: Waiting in The Iron Chest.” North American Society for the Study of Romanticism. Washington, DC. July 9-13, 2014.

“Silence and Stillness in Caleb Williams.” North American Society for the Study of Romanticism. Boston, MA. August 8-11, 2013.

“Shelley’s Hairy Revolution.” International Conference on Romanticism. Montreal, QC. November 3-5, 2011.

“Archival Apocalypse in Atwood’s MaddAddam Trilogy.” Society for Utopian Studies. State College, PA. October 20-23, 2011.

“‘The Ruins of Mankind’: Coleridge’s Imperial Imagination.” MLA. Los Angeles, CA. January 9, 2011.

“Smoking Mirrors and Human Skulls: Coleridge’s Mexican Metaphor.” North American Society for the Study of Romanticism. Vancouver, BC. August 18-22, 2010.

“The Architecture of Urban Childhood in Thomas De Quincey’s Confessions of an English Opium Eater.” International Conference on Romanticism. New York, NY. November 6, 2009.

“‘What a World We Make’: Imagining Kantian Dystopia in Shelley’s The Cenci.” Affect, Mood, Feeling: 1748-1819. London, ON. April 26, 2009.

“Ghosts in the House: Margaret Oliphant’s Uncanny Response to Feminist Success.” Society for Utopian Studies. Portland, ME. November 1, 2008.


Queens College

English 110: Memory and Memorialization, Fall 2016

St. Lawrence University

Making Digital Worlds, Spring 2016

Digital Initiatives Faculty Fellowships, Fall 2015 and Spring 2016

Independent Study advisor for Ellie Miner and Kristen Di Perno, Fall 2015

Lehman College

English Literature, Spring 2011

Women in Literature, Spring 2011

Metamorphoses (Principles of Effective Writing), Fall 2010

Protest Literature (Principles of Effective Writing), Fall 2009 and Spring 2010

The Body Politic (Principles of Effective Writing), Spring 2009

Natural and Unnatural (Principles of Effective Writing), Fall 2008

Workshops and Guest Lectures

Social Media for Community Based Learning. St. Lawrence University. February 2, 2016

Digital Austen: Timelines and Maps. St. Lawrence University. February 1, 2016

Twitter and Society. St. Lawrence University. January 26, 2016.

Social Media for LIT Professionals. St. Lawrence University. December 4, 2015.

Online Academic Publishing Tools for Interactive Technology and the University. City University of New York Graduate Center. March 22, 2012.



Interference Archive, Volunteer Cataloger, 2016-present

Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon (Canton, NY), Co-organizer, 2016

Digital Humanities Quarterly, Peer Reviewer, 2014-present

#tooFEW Feminists Engage Wikipedia, 2013-present

Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy, Editorial Collective, 2010-2015

CUNY Romanticism Group, Founder and Co-organizer, 2009-2013

English Student Association, Admissions and Financial Aid Committee, 2012-2013

Digital Humanities Post-Doctoral Fellowship Search, Search Coordinator, 2012

POPS Art Project, Publications Coordinator, 2011-2012

English Student Association, Placement Committee, 2011-2012

The Digital University, Conference Co-organizer, 2010

English Student Association Conference Projection, Conference Co-organizer, 2009 


American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, International Conference on Romanticism, The Keats-Shelley Association of America, Modern Language Association, North American Society for the Study of Romanticism


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