Status: PhD Student

Adviser: Molly Worthen

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B.A. Case Western Reserve University, 2016
M.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2018
M.A. Thesis: “On the Utility of Antiquity in Early America”

Research Interests

- Political cultures of United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean during the Independence and Early National periods
-Atlantic world print culture and the Republic of Letters
-Creole Nationalism, Republicanism, and historical consciousness
-Neoclassicism, indigenismo, early science fiction, speculative fiction, and utopian literature
-The reception of classical antiquity and the social construction of race

Courses Offered

TA – History of Religion in the United States, History of the United States to 1865, Ancient Greek History