PhD Alumnae/i News

Biman Basu (PhD '90) published The Commerce of Peoples: Sadomasochism and African American Literature (Lexington, 2012). Basu is an associate professor of English at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

Hassan Bourara (PhD '96) is a professor of English and Cultural Studies at Hassan II University, Casablanca, Morocco.

Ruth Berman (PhD '79) published the novel Bradamant's Quest (FTL, 2011).

Erik Carlson (PhD '12) accepted a tenure track position as assistant professor at the University of Arkansas, Fort Smith. He published an article, "The Gothic Vocabulary of Fear," in the summer 2012 issue of Journal of English and Germanic Philology.

Chao-Fang (Christina) Chen (PhD '99) was the winner of the National Cheng Kung University's Outstanding Teaching Award for the 2011-2012 Academic Year. About one percent of the faculty is granted this award each year, and winners become members of the Academy of Education, NCKU.

Mick Cochrane (PhD '85) will publish the young adult novel Fitz (Knopf Books for Young Readers) in November. He is a professor of English at Canisius College, Buffalo, NY.

Lauren Curtright (PhD '10) accepted a tenure track position as assistant professor at Georgia Perimeter College.

Kim Donehower (PhD '97), with Charlotte Hogg and Eileen Schell, published Reclaiming the Rural: Essays on Literacy, Rhetoric, and Pedagogy (Southern Illinois University Press, 2011).

Gerald Jay Goldberg (PhD '58), as Gerald Jay, published the novel The Paris Directive with Nan A. Talese/Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

J. Jack Halberstam (PhD '91) published The Queer Art of Failure (Duke University Press, 2011) as well as Gaga Feminism: Sex, Gender, and the End of Normal (Queer Ideas Book) with Beacon Press. Halberstam continues as a professor of English and gender studies and director of the Center for Feminist Research at the University of Southern California.

Elizabeth Hansen (PhD '12) published "Making a Place: Imitatio Mariae in Julian of Norwich's Self-Construction," in Reading Memory and Identity in the Texts of Medieval European Holy Women, edited by Bradley Herzog and Margaret Cotter-Lynch (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012).

Nicholas Hengen Fox (PhD '11) published the article "A Habermasian Literary Criticism" in the spring 2012 issue of New Literary History. He is a tenure track instructor at Portland Community College.

Patricia Hodgell (PhD '87), as P. C. Hodgell, published the novel Honor's Paradox (Baen Books, 2011).

Jayashree Kamble (PhD '08) accepted a tenure track position as assistant professor at LaGuardia Community College, CUNY.

Angela Karstadt (Falk) (PhD '99) published Thinking and Writing in Academic Contexts: A University Companion (Studentlitteratur, 2011). She is a senior lecturer (tenured) in English Linguistics and director of undergraduate studies for teacher education in English at Uppsala University, Sweden.

Erin Felicia Labbie (PhD '01) edited, with Allie Terry-Fritsch, Beholding Violence in Medieval and Early Modern Europe (Ashgate), published in November 2012. She is an associate professor of English at Bowling Green State University.

Ellen Lansky (PhD '96) published a novel, Golden Jeep, with North Star Press of St. Cloud in 2011. She is on the faculty of Inver Hills Community College.

George Levine (PhD '59) published Darwin the Writer (Oxford University Press, 2011) and edited The Joy of Secularism: 11 Essays for How We Live Now (Princeton University Press, 2011).

Joshua Mabie (PhD '12) accepted a tenure track position as assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater.

Jen Miller (PhD '09) is editor-in-chief of a new website on sf/fantasy, Fantasy Matters, which includes teaching resources.

Marilyn Nelson (PhD '79) in April received the Frost Medal, the Poetry Society of America's highest award. The Medal is presented annually for "distinguished lifetime achievement in poetry." Previous winners of this award include Wallace Stevens, Gwendolyn Brooks, Allen Ginsberg, Marianne Moore, and Charles Simic, who was the 2011 recipient.

Lucia Pawlowski (PhD '12) accepted a tenure track position as assistant professor at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul.

John Sitter (PhD '69) published The Cambridge Introduction to Eighteenth-Century Poetry (Cambridge University Press, 2011). He recently completed a term as English Department chair at the University of Notre Dame and is now working toward a new interdisciplinary minor in Sustainability Studies, which, he writes, "increasingly appears to be, as E.O Wilson has said of conservation biology, a 'discipline with a deadline.'"

Angela M. Smith (PhD '07) published Hideous Progeny: Disability, Eugenics, and Classic Horror Cinema (Film and Culture Series) with the Columbia University Press. She is an assistant professor of English at the University of Utah.

Robert Stark (PhD '07) published Ezra Pound's Early Verse and Lyric Tradition: A Jargoner's Apprenticeship with Edinburgh University Press He also published "'The immanent logic of human experience': Reading Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit after Lacan's 'Logical Time' essay" in Textual Practice. He is presently a lecturer at the University of Exeter, in England.

Sarah Wadsworth (PhD '00), now an associate professor of English at Marquette University, co-authored with Wayne Wiegand Right Here I See My Own Books: The Woman's Building Library at the World's Columbian Exposition (University of Massachusetts Press, 2012).

Rebecca Weaver (PhD '11) received a Brittain Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Kari J. Winter (PhD '90) published The American Dreams of John B. Prentis, Slave-Trader (Race in the Atlantic World, 1700-1900 Series) (University of Georgia Press, 2011). She is a professor of Transnational Studies at the University of Buffalo.

Laura Zebuhr (PhD '10) accepted a tenure track position as assistant professor at St. Francis University (Illinois).



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