Research Fields: 19th-20th c. German, British, French, and Italian literature; Modernism; Memory Studies; intersections of literature and philosophy; architectural theory, space, and the city; travel literature; the modern West African novel.
Education: Ph.D. Harvard University, Comparative Literature (2010); A.M. Harvard University, Comparative Literature (2005); MFA University of Virginia, Fiction-Writing (2001); A.B. Harvard University, Literature (1999).
Languages: English, German, Italian, French, Latin
Current Book Project: Stone, Steel, Glass: Constructions of Time within European Modernity.
Introduction and Translation of Paul Scheerbart's Lesabéndio: an Asteroid Novel (Wakefield Press, 2012)
Introduction and Translation of Unica Zürn's Trumpets of Jericho (Wakefield Press, 2015)