Associate Professor of English

Director of Writing

Yeshiva University

500 W. 185th St.

New York, NY 10033

212-960-5400 x.6860



1995: University of North Carolina -- Chapel Hill, BA

1997: University of Delaware, MA

2000: University of Delaware, PhD

Major Works:

2010:  Philip Larkin and His Audiences (Palgrave Macmillan)

2013:  Thomas Hardy: The Poems (Palgrave Macmillan)


Selected Articles:

    “Contingent Faculty Labor Practices in the Yeshiva College English Department: A Case Study.”  ADE/ADFL Joint Bulletin. Modern Language Association.  (Jan. 2014).  Available at

    “A New Model for Introductory Literature Courses.”  Pedagogy: 13.3.  Duke University Press.  (Fall 2013).

    “Material Culture in the New Women’s Confessionalism.”  A chapter in Women and the Material Culture of Death.  Eds. Beth Tobin and Maureen Goggin.  Ashgate Publishing. (2013).