Welcome, I am the Caroline D. Eckhardt Early Career Professor of Comparative Literature and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature at the Pennsylvania State University. This site contains updates on my research (publications and presentations) and teaching as well as contact information.


"The Dictator Novel: Writers and Politics in the Global South"

I will be presenting chapters from my forthcoming book, The Dictator Novel: Writers and Politics in the Global South (Northwestern UP, 2019) as part of the Arts & Sciences Workshop in the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University on September 27, 2018. For event info, see link.

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"Present Futures and the Legacies of Afrofuturism: Speculative Fiction, Globality, Utopia" (with Matt Tierney)

"Magical Realism, Dictator Novels, and “Booms”: Comparison with and through Latin America"