PhD McGill University
MA Queen’s University
BA University of Windsor
American literature; American philosophy; continental philosophy
- SSHRC Doctoral Award
- J. W. McConnell Fellowship
- Gloriana Martineau Fellowship
Articles and Chapters:
“‘Our Habit Saves You’: Peircean Subjectivity in ‘The Beast in the Jungle.’” The Henry James Review. 34.1 (Winter 2013): 47-63. Print.
"Desire, Death, and Women in the Master-Slave Dialectic: A Comparative Reading of Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit and Henry James’s The Golden Bowl.” Philosophy and Literature. 35.2 (October 2011): 233-250. Print.
“Hegemonic Masculine Narratives and Football Injuries in Three American Novels.” Aethlon: Journal of Sport Literature. 28.1 (Fall 2010/Winter 2011): 75-94. Print.
“The Ideal Athlete: John Wayne in Infinite Jest.” Consider David Foster Wallace: Critical Essays. Ed. David Hering. Austin, Texas: Sideshow Press, 2010. pp. 75-88. Print.
"One Crime, Two Pragmatisms: The Philosophical Context of Theodore Dreiser's An American Tragedy." Studies in American Naturalism. 8.2 (Winter 2013): 214-235. Print.
“Far From Home and Near to Harm: Mazes, Rhizomes, and Illusory Domestic Spaces in Richard Stark’s Parker Novels.” Clues: A Journal of Detection. Forthcoming.
“Making the Milk into a Milkshake: Adapting Upton Sinclair’s Oil! into P. T. Anderson’s There Will Be Blood.” Literature/Film Quarterly. Forthcoming.
"‘He Wished that He Could be an Idea in Their Minds’: Legal Pragmatism and the Construction of White Subjectivity in Richard Wright’s Native Son.” Texas Studies in Literature and Language. Forthcoming.
“Deconstructing Masks of Hypermasculinity: The Depiction of Rampage School Shootings in Contemporary American Novels.” Studies in the Novel. 47.1 (Spring 2015). Forthcoming.
“The Cheese Machine.” The Fiddlehead. 250 (Winter 2012): 93-98. Print.
“Matisse of Montreal.” Janus Head 12.1 (Summer 2011): 261-282. Print.
“The Right Way to Do It.” Scrivener Creative Review. 36 (2011): 32-40. Print.
"Eye Bean Rear Product." The Loose Canon. Forthcoming.
Literary pragmatism; American modernism; dialectics