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Status: PhD Candidate

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

I study the political cultures of early Anglo and Latin America with a focus on classical republicanism, creole nationalism, mass media, citizenship, and the public sphere. My primary interest is in early American political aesthetics, including neoclassicism, indigenismo, technological futurism, science fiction, and utopian/dystopian literatures.

Courses Offered

TA – History of Religion in the United States, History of the United States to 1865, Ancient Greek History, and American History Through Film.