Current PhD advisees

Lauren Bunce (English)
Exam Field: “Theories of Gender, Sexuality, and Race”
Dissertation: “Narrative Work: Social Reproduction and the Strategy of Refusal in American Literature”

Paola Del Toro (English)
Exam Field: “Racial Capitalism”
Dissertation: “The Voices of Late Capitalism’s Dark Comedies”

Christopher Cañete Rodriguez Kelly (external dissertation committee member) (English, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Dissertation: “From ‘Bundok’ to the Boondocks: Competing Realisms in the Philippine Vernacular and Anglophone Novel” 


Becca N. Liu (English)
Assistant Professor of English, University of Maryland (2023)
Dissertation: “Contract Spirit: Race, Labor, and Social Reproduction after the Coolie Trade" (2023)