|Ph.D.||Comparative Literature, University of Wisconsin, Madison (2018)|
|M.A.||Comparative Literature, University of Wisconsin, Madison (2011)|
|M.A.||Literature, American University, Washington, D.C. (2008)|
|B.A.||English and History, Linfield College (2003)|
|2018 – pres.||Assistant Teaching Professor, UM-SJTU Joint Institute|
Honors and Awards
- Dissertation Completion Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2018)
- Critical Languages Scholarship (CLS) in Arabic
- Multiple Foreign Language Area Studies Scholarships (FLAS) in Arabic (2010-2012)
- University Recruitment Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2009-2010; 2015-2016)
- “Stories and Communities in ‘Abd al-Rahman Munif’s al-Nihayat,” Strata of Kinship and Collective Action in Literature and Culture, Tübingen University (Tübingen, Germany)
- “An Alternative Mobility: The Women’s March in Sembene’s God’s Bits of Wood.” Off the Road: Travel and Road Trip Narratives, Fragments, and Aesthetics, American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference (Los Angeles, CA).
- “‘Compter avec elle’: The Re-formation of Gendered Community in Sembène’s God’s Bits of Wood.” Women in Literature, Midwest Modern Language Association annual conference (Columbus, OH).
- “The Gothic as Unofficial History in Mariana Enríquez’s Short Stories.” Forms of Injustice, American Comparative Literature Association annual conference (New York City, NY).
Courses Taught (Recent)
- UM-SJTU JI: VY100 Academic Writing