Our Graduate Alumni

This chronologically ordered list of PhD and MA degree recipients in Literature reflects the most recent position reported by our alumni. Have an update? Please email Janina A. Larenas: jlarenas@ucsc.edu

 

Lisbet Gabriela Ramirez-Chavez (PhD 2021)

Dissertation/Thesis: Heart of the Stone: A Critical Translation and Trilingual Edition of Rosa Chávez’s Ri uk’u’x ri ab’aj / El corazón de la piedra (Director: Kirsten Silva Gruesz)

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Danielle Crawford (PhD 2021)

Dissertation/Thesis: Storms, Bombs, and Ecologies of Destruction: The Intimacies of Weather Disasters and U.S. Militarization in Asia and the Pacific (Director: Rob Wilson)

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Rebekkah Dilts (PhD 2021)

Dissertation/Thesis: Constellations of Sappho: Texts, Translation and Sexuality (Director: Carla Freccero)

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Tara Thomas (PhD 2021)

Dissertation/Thesis: Queer Decadent Classicism: Late-Victorian Representations of Ancient Roman Literary Culture (Director: Carla Freccero)

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Michael Fennessey (MA 2021)

Dissertation/Thesis: The Sound of Neoliberalism: The Role of Music and Sound in Neoliberal Culture (Director: Hunter Bivens)
PhD Student, Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media North Carolina State University

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Georgia Moos (MA 2021)

Dissertation/Thesis: A Pregnant, Nameless Thing: Improvisation In Love's Labour's Lost (Director: Sean Keilen)

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Courtney Valdez (MA 2021)

Dissertation/Thesis: Here and Now, Then and There: Past, Present, and Future in the Tree of History (Director: Susan Gillman)

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Nicholas Whittington (PhD 2020)

Dissertation/Thesis: A Scholar Is Never Without His Lute: Robert Duncan and Company in the Poetics Program at New College of California, 1980-1987 (Director: Rob Wilson)

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Jared Harvey (PhD 2020)

Dissertation/Thesis: The Currant (Director: Susan Gillman & Ronaldo Wilson)

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Lara Galas (PhD 2019)

Dissertation/Thesis: American Souths: Reading Social Markers through the Landscape (Director: Susan Gillman)

Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz, Writing Program

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Robin Goralka (MA 2019)

Dissertation/Thesis: The Death of Malvina: Suicide, Gender and Nationalism in the French Reception of the Ossian Poems (Director: Jody Greene)

Assistant Editor, American Intermutual Agency Inc.

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James Nichols (MA 2019)

Dissertation/Thesis: Re-thinking Ruiz: Non/Synchronicity and the Details (Director: Hunter Bivens)

PhD Student, Comparative Literature, UC Santa Barbara

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Cathy Thomas (PhD 2019)

Dissertation/Thesis: PoCo Mas/ A Poetics of Salvage and Speculation in the Caribbean Diaspora (Director: Kim Lau & Micah Perks)

Assistant Professor, Department of English, UC Santa Barbara

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Kenan Sharpe (PhD 2019)

Dissertation/Thesis: Cultural Revolutions: Turkey and the United States During the Long 1960s (Director: Sharon Kinoshita)

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Mariana Romero (MA 2019)

Dissertation/Thesis: Transcending Place in Bodies: Queer Feeling in Indigenous & Latinx Women's Writing (Director: Kirsten Silva Gruesz)

PhD Student, McCracken Fellow, New York University

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Sam Skinazi (PhD 2019)

Dissertation/Thesis: Animal People: Freaks, Elitists, Fanatics, and Haters in U.S. Discourses about Veganism (1995-2019) (Director: Sean Keilen)

Consultant, Self Employed

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Kara Hisatake (PhD 2019)

Dissertation/Thesis: Queer Pidgin: Unsettling U.S. Settler Colonialism in Hawai‘i’s Language Politics (Director: Rob Wilson & Christine Hong)

Teacher, Sacred Hearts Academy

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Scott Riley (PhD 2019)

Dissertation/Thesis: Westering Knights: American Medievalisms and Contestations of Manifest Destiny (Director: Susan Gillman)

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Jeremey Throne (PhD 2018)

Dissertation/Thesis: Printed Texts and Digital Doppelgangers: Reading Literature in the 21st Century (Director: Susan Gillman)

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Maxim Dobrushin (PhD 2018)

Dissertation/Thesis: An Invention of Russia in America, 1880-1920 (Director: Susan Gillman)

Founder and President, Quantum Lógos

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Matthew Gervase (PhD 2018)

Dissertation/Thesis: Toward a Republican Ethics of Fraternité: Charles Péguy's Mystical Refashioning of Civic Virtue (Director: Tyrus Miller)

Assistant Professor, French, Spring Hill College

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Sarah Papazoglakis (PhD 2018)

Dissertation/Thesis: Doing Good, Behaving Badly: Fictions of Philanthropy in the Americas (Director: Susan Gillman & Christine Hong)

Privacy and Trust Product Strategist (VR/AR), Facebook Reality Labs

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Tsering Wangmo (PhD 2018)

Dissertation/Thesis: From the Margins of Exile: Democracy and Dissent within the Tibetan Diaspora (Director: Chris Connery & Christine Hong)

Assistant Professor, English, Villanova University

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Brian Clack (MA 2017)

Dissertation/Thesis: Anxious assumptions: Anxiety, experience, and literary representation in modernity (Director: Dorian Bell)

PhD Student, UC Davis, Literature

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Fritzie De Mata (PhD 2017)

Dissertation/Thesis: Filipino Poethics: Reading the Philippines beyond the Object/Subject Divide (Director: Wlad Godzich)

Associate Director, Alumni Scholars Program, UC Berkeley

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Hannah Edber (MA 2017)

Dissertation/Thesis: This Poem Which Is Not Your Language": Jewishness, Translation, and the Historical Philosophy of Adrienne Rich, 1968-1991 (Director: Susan Gillman)

English Teacher, Albany High School

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Lauren Shufran (PhD 2017)

Dissertation/Thesis: The Protestant Reformation and the English Amatory Sonnet Sequence: Seeking Salvation in Love Poetry (Director: Sean Keilen)

Content Creator, Zoho Corporation

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Bethany Sweeney (PhD 2017)

Dissertation/Thesis: Quiverfull Reality and Rhetoric: Reading Practices in the Biblical Patriarchy Movement (Director: Wlad Godzich)

Associate Profesor of English and History, Des Moines Area Community Collee

Director of Iowa Operations, One Smart Kid, Tutoring Company

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Katharine Trostel (PhD 2017)

Dissertation/Thesis: Memoryscapes: Women Chart the Post-Trauma City in 20th- and 21st- Century Latin America (Director: Norma Klahn)

Assistant Professor, English, Ursuline College

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Timothy Willcutts (PhD 2017)

Dissertation/Thesis: Breaking Silence / Breaking Communicability: Figuring Incestous Abuse in the Early 1970s United States (Director: Wlad Godzich)

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Alexander B. Cargol (MA 2016)

Dissertation/Thesis: Melville's Montaigne: Essayism, Anamnesis and Allegories of Reading (Director: Susan Gillman)

MFA Student, University of Wyoming

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Kendra A. Dority (PhD 2016)

Dissertation/Thesis: Deciding the letter: Reading, ethics, and language politics in Ancient Greek and contemporary US Latina/o literatures (Director: Karen Bassi)

Associate Director for Programs, UC Santa Cruz Center for Innovations in Teaching and Learning

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Mark Jones (PhD 2016)

Dissertation/Thesis: Huerto nuestro que nos hizo extraño": Poetics of (un)translatability in Chilean literature across the Americas (Director: Norma Klahn)

Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz Campus

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Matthew Landry (PhD 2016)

Dissertation/Thesis: The Beginning: Tel Quel in the 1960s (Director: Tyrus Miller)

Adjunct Faculty, French, Merrimack College

French Teacher, Pittsfield Public Schools

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Madeline M Lane-McKinley (PhD 2016)

Dissertation/Thesis: After the 'post-sixties': A cultural history of Utopia in the United States (Director: Wlad Godzich)

Lecturer, Writing Program, UC Santa Cruz Campus

Founding Editor, Blindfield Magazine

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Sophia B Magnone (PhD 2016)

Dissertation/Thesis: The speculative agency of the nonhuman: Animal, object, and posthuman worldings (Director: Carla Freccero)

Development Manager, The Feminist Press

Public Fellow, Mellon/ACLS

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Joanna Meadvin (PhD 2016)

Dissertation/Thesis: Making America / Makhn Amerike / Haciendo la América Jewish immigrants write the Americas (1880-1990) (Director: Susan Gillman)

Trainer, SEAL (Sobrato Early Academic Model)

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Zach Montgomery (MA 2016)

Dissertation/Thesis: The time of space and the space of time in "Benito Cereno" and "The Magic Mountain": Towards a comparative utopian reading (Director: Susan Gillman)

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Nicholas Norman (MA 2016)

Dissertation/Thesis: Armies of the dispossessed: Labor, landscape, and representation in John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath" (Director: Susan Gillman)

Substitute Teacher, Santa Barbara Unified School District

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Lisa Schilz (PhD 2016)

Dissertation/Thesis: Violent inscriptions: Border crossings in early nineteenth-century American literary history (Director: Kirsten Silva Gruesz)

Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz Campus

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Erica G Smeltzer (PhD 2016)

Dissertation/Thesis: Urban space and national memory: The narratives of Berlin, Prague, and Gdańsk (Director: Wlad Godzich)

Director of Academic Programs, BASIS Global

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Melissa A. Yinger (PhD 2016)

Dissertation/Thesis: Echo-critical Poetic Narcissisms: Being Transformed in Petrarca, Ronsard, and Shakespeare (Director: Carla Freccero)

Copy Editor, Cross Fit, Inc.

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Sophie Bargues Rollins (PhD 2015)

Dissertation/Thesis: The texte fleuve and infinity: The play of finitude and endlessness in Proust, Woolf, and the open world video game (Director: Richard Terdiman)

Independent Scholar, Translator,

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Elizabeth Bejarano (MA (PhD NYU) 2015)

Dissertation/Thesis: "To be equally diverted and informed by every line": the ambivalent act of story-fashioning in a “Tale of a Tub” (Director: Sean Keilen)

PhD Student, NYU

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Keegan Cook Finberg (PhD 2015)

Dissertation/Thesis: From "avant-garde" to "experimental": Reading poetry after the 1960s (Director: Tyrus Miller)

Assistant Professor of English in Modern and Contemporary American Literature, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

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Gabriela A. Gavande (PhD 2015)

Dissertation/Thesis: "The Halfbreed": A translation of Balduin Moellhausen's "Der Halbrindianer" (Director: Loisa Nygaard & Susan Gillman)

Owner/Partner, Gavande Equestrian, LLC

Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz Campus

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Ariane N Helou (PhD 2015)

Dissertation/Thesis: Figures of voice in early modern Europe (Director: Deanna Shemek)

Scientific Writing Specialist, Caltech, Beckman Institute

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Kendra A Poppy (MA 2015)

Dissertation/Thesis: Las aguas de los mares occidentales: The Latin Pacific imaginary (Director: Kirsten Silva Gruesz)

Senior Social Media and Content Manager, Sunset Magazine

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Melissa Paloma Eriko Poulsen (PhD 2015)

Dissertation/Thesis: Figuring futures: Early Asian American mixed-race literature (Director: Rob Wilson & Christine Hong)

Assistant Professor of English, Menlo College

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Julianne Dolores Ruetz (MA 2015)

Dissertation/Thesis: A book to hold the event: "Acting out" and "working through" loss in Victor Hugo's Bug-Jargal (Director: Susan Gillman)

Marketing Communications Specialist, The Allen Group, LLC

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Matthew E. Suazo (PhD 2015)

Dissertation/Thesis: Wetland Americas: Mapping a literary history of New Orleans and Louisiana (Director: Kirsten Silva Gruesz)

Assistant Professor in the English Department, Kenyon College

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Shawna Vesco (PhD 2015)

Dissertation/Thesis: The (dis)unity of the Western Modern Project (Director: Wlad Godzich)

Art Curator, San Mateo County Office of Arts and Culture

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Shelby Wilson (MA 2015)

Dissertation/Thesis: The bitten word: Feminine jouissance, language, and the female vampire (Director: Kim Lau)

PhD Student, UC Santa Cruz Campus

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Jessica Beard (PhD 2014)

Dissertation/Thesis: "Bound---a Trouble---": Emily Dickinson and the Archive (Director: Carla Freccero & Jody Greene)

Labor Representative/Organizer, IFPTE Local 21, San Francisco

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Stephanie Chan (PhD 2014)

Dissertation/Thesis: Making to taste: Culinary experimentalism in Asian Pacific American culture (Director: Rob Wilson)

English Faculty, Foothill College

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Alexander James Davis (MA 2014)

Dissertation/Thesis: Doubling the problem of the color line: Mark Twain and W. E. B. Du Bois (Director: Susan Gillman & Forrest Robinson)

Lecturer, English, Cabrillo College

PhD Student, UC Santa Cruz Campus

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Henry Trey Highton III (MA 2014)

Dissertation/Thesis: The Old West and New Pacific Frontiers: Surfers and 'The Search' in the American Oceanic Imaginary (Director: Rob Wilson)

Film Festival Director, Save the Waves

PhD Student, UC Santa Cruz Campus

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Soledad Lujan (MA 2014)

Dissertation/Thesis: En medio de Un gran circo: La Ciudad de México a través de las crónicas musicales de Maldita Vecindad y los Hijos del 5° Patio (Director: Norma Klahn)

Client Success Lead, Edmunds

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Brian Malone (PhD 2014)

Dissertation/Thesis: Disaster in nineteenth-century England and France: A literary and cultural history (Director: Richard Terdiman)

English Faculty, De Anza College

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Heidi Elizabeth Morse (PhD 2014)

Dissertation/Thesis: Minding "Our Cicero": Nineteenth-century African American women's rhetoric and the classical tradition (Director: Kirsten Silva Gruesz)

Lecturer I, University of Michigan

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Eireene Nealand (PhD 2014)

Dissertation/Thesis: Beyond the perceptual model: Toward a proprioceptive poetics (Director: Wlad Godzich)

Author,

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Andrea Quaid (PhD 2014)

Dissertation/Thesis: Continuity and change: Experimental women's writing and the epic tradition (Director: Carla Freccero)

Adjunct Faculty, California Institute of the Arts

Faculty, Bard Masters of Art in Teaching Program Language and Thinking Program

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Brenda Sanfilippo (PhD 2014)

Dissertation/Thesis: Blood wings: Feeling war in the twenty-first century (Director: Wlad Godzich)

Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz Campus

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James Ramsey Wallen (PhD 2014)

Dissertation/Thesis: Beyond completion: Towards a genealogy of unfinishable novels (Director: Wlad Godzich)

Writer,

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Timothy Jitsuo Yamamura (PhD 2014)

Dissertation/Thesis: Science fiction futures and the ocean as history: Literature, diaspora, and the Pacific War (Director: Rob Wilson)

Lecturer, Northern Arizona University

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Allison Katherine Athens (PhD (JD, UC Berkeley) 2013)

Dissertation/Thesis: Arctic ecologies: The politics and poetics of northern literary environments (Director: Carla Freccero)

Law Student, Berkeley Law

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Albert P. Connelly (PhD 2013)

Dissertation/Thesis: The youth of the nation: The space-time of adolescence in the turn of the century United States (Director: Chris Connery)

Professor, San Francisco State University

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Juliana I Leslie (PhD 2013)

Dissertation/Thesis: Secret histories/impossible objects: Toward a hemispheric poetics of twentieth-century long poems (Director: Tyrus Miller)

Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz Campus

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Christina Luce (MA 2013)

Dissertation/Thesis: Once upon a Sibyl's tongue: Conjuring fairy tale [hi]stories for power and pleasure (Director: Wlad Godzich)

Teacher, Berkeley Unified School District

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Cora Starker Gorman Malone (PhD 2013)

Dissertation/Thesis: The testimonial world: Affect and ethics in Latin American literature and film (1969–1991) (Director: Norma Klahn)

Freelance Instructional Designer, Cora Malone Consulting

Instructor, South Hills Power Yoga

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Jeffery R. Marino (MA 2013)

Dissertation/Thesis: Freedom and form: Marxist hermeneutics and the Spinozist turn (Director: Chris Connery)

Freelance Editor & Content Writer, New Paradigm Content (Self-Employed)

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Chelsea L Nevé (neé Pearson) (MA 2013)

Dissertation/Thesis: “Call me a Californio”: Translating Hemispheric Legacies in Helen Hunt Jackson, Don Antonio Coronel, and José Martí (Director: Susan Gillman)

Assistant Content Development Director, Research Methods, SAGE Publishing

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Laurel Peacock (PhD 2013)

Dissertation/Thesis: The poetics of affect in contemporary feminist poetry (Director: Carla Freccero)

Instructor, Foothill College

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Samantha Lauren Skinazi (MA (PhD, UCSC) 2013)

Dissertation/Thesis: Fabulating Sovereignty with Descartes, Alice, Derrida and Some Damn Animals (Director: Wlad Godzich)

PhD Student, UC Santa Cruz Campus

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Benjamin Alexander Spanbock (PhD 2013)

Dissertation/Thesis: Transfrontera translations: Language, culture, and history in the U.S./Mexican borderlands (Director: Kirsten Silva Gruesz)

Lecturer, UC Berkeley Writing Center

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Evan Calder Williams (PhD 2013)

Dissertation/Thesis: The fog of class war: Cinema, circulation, and refusal in Italy's creeping '70s (Director: Tyrus Miller)

Faculty, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College

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Bonnie Andryeyev (PhD 2012)

Dissertation/Thesis: Hearts of darkness: Race and urban epistemology in American noir (Director: Wlad Godzich)

English Instructor, Foothill De Anza Community College

English Instructor, Contra Costa Community College

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Jimmy Fazzino (PhD 2012)

Dissertation/Thesis: Beat subterranean: Tactics of assemblage and worldmaking in Beat Generation writing (Director: Rob Wilson)

Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz Campus

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Thomas Francis Genova (PhD 2012)

Dissertation/Thesis: Entangled Roots: Race, Historical Literature, and Citizenship in the Nineteenth-Century Americas (Director: Norma Klahn)

Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota,Twin Cities

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  1. Josh Guevara (PhD 2012)

Dissertation/Thesis: “The Mechanisms. Light and Miraculous”: The Convivial Bicycle in Literature and Film (Director: Tyrus Miller)

Development Director, Santa Cruz Community Health Centers

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Jin Suh Jirn (PhD 2012)

Dissertation/Thesis: Cosmopolis now urban narratives in the age of global migration (Director: Rob Wilson)

Foreign Professor, Yuhan University

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Aliyah Ryhaan Khan (PhD 2012)

Dissertation/Thesis: “Calling the magician”: The metamorphic Indo-Caribbean (Director: Carla Freccero)

Associate Professor, University of Michigan

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Laura Elizabeth Martin (PhD 2012)

Dissertation/Thesis: The comparative geographies of servitude: Servitude, slavery, and ideology in the 17th- and 18th-century Anglo-American Atlantic (Director: Jody Green & Susan Gillman)

Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz Campus

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Calvin Lee McMillin (PhD 2012)

Dissertation/Thesis: The hardboiled and the haunted: Race, masculinity, and the Asian American detective (Director: Rob Wilson)

English Teacher, Iolani School

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Christine Lupo Montgomery (PhD 2012)

Dissertation/Thesis:  Conjuring freedom: Reconstructions and revisions of neo-slave narratives (Director: Susan Gillman)

Assistant Professor, California State University, Sacramento, English Department

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Sara E. S. Orning (PhD 2012)

Dissertation/Thesis: Fleshly embodiments: Early modern monsters, Victorian freaks, and twentieth-century affective spectatorship (Director: Carla Freccero)

Tenured Senior Lecturer, Centre for Gender Research, University of Olso

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Nirshan Rex-Boniface Perera (PhD 2012)

Dissertation/Thesis: Dickens and Darwin (Director: John O. Jordan)

Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz Campus

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Prema Purigali Prabhakar (PhD 2012)

Dissertation/Thesis: “How Skin Can See”: A Phenomenological and Cultural Account of Touch as Witness in the Latter Half of the Twentieth-Century (Director: Tyrus Miller)

Adjunct Writing Instructor, De Anza College

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Sobia Saleem (MA 2012)

Dissertation/Thesis: "Never trust the teller," he said. "Trust the tale": Narrative technique from the "Arabian Nights" to postmodern adaptations by Rabih Alameddine and Pier Pasolini (Director: Wlad Godzich)

Faculty, English Department, Ohlone College

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Trevor Malcolm Schack (MA 2012)

Dissertation/Thesis: The renegade heroes: A discussion of 19th century popular western fiction (Director: Kirsten Silva Gruesz)

Production Director, Ubisoft

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Emily Ann Scheese (PhD 2012)

Dissertation/Thesis: The shores of US empire: Islands and geographies of historical struggle in the literary imagination (Director: Rob Wilson)

Women's Soccer Coach, CSU Maritime Academy

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Emily Anna Sloan-Pace (PhD 2012)

Dissertation/Thesis: Articulating agency: Women in Shakespeare's history plays (Director: Carla Freccero)

Professor-in-Residence, Zoho Corporation

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Carra Sage Stratton (MA 2012)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

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Erik M. Bachman (PhD 2011)

Dissertation/Thesis: Getting off the page: Literary naturalism, obscenity case law, and cultures of modernism, 1917-1949 (Director: Tyrus Miller)

Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz Campus

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Virginia Rebecca Benitez (PhD 2011)

Dissertation/Thesis: The residues of colonialism in twentieth-century Cuban confinement literature (Director: Lourdes Martinez-Echazabal)

Teacher, Crossroads School for the Atrs and Sciences

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  1. Christian Blood (PhD 2011)

Dissertation/Thesis: Some Versions of Menippea (Director: Dan Selden)

Curriculum Specialist and Lead Productivity & Collaboration Editor, Zoho Corporation

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Kelly Anne Brown (PhD 2011)

Dissertation/Thesis: Circling the Square: Publicness and the Transformations of the Modernist Performative Artifact (Director: Tyrus Miller)

Associate Director, University of California, Humanities Research Institute

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Stephen Douglass Carter (PhD 2011)

Dissertation/Thesis: Military reading and modern American narrative (Director: Chris Connery & Susan Gillman)

Assistant Professor of English, University of CO, Colorado Springs

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Dorothea S Coblentz (MA (PhD, Emory) 2011)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Marion L. Brittain Fellow, GeorgiaTech Writing and Communication Program

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Dina El Dessouky (PhD 2011)

Dissertation/Thesis: Indigenous articulations of identity and Island Place in contemporary Kanaka Maoli and Ma'Ohi literatures (Director: Rob Wilson)

Lecturer, Writing Program, UC Santa Cruz Campus

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Johanna Isaacson (PhD 2011)

Dissertation/Thesis: Literature and Oppositional Culture in Late Capitalism (Director: Chris Connery)

Instructor, English, Modesto Junior College

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Sherwin F Mendoza (PhD 2011)

Dissertation/Thesis: The experience of class, struggle and warfare in Filipino American novels, 1970-2010 (Director: Chris Connery)

Professor, De Anza College

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Gregory Ford Pollock (MA 2011)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Product Manager, UpGuard

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Christina L. Stevenson (PhD 2011)

Dissertation/Thesis: The Politics of the Room: Sexuality and Subjectivity in the Modernist Text (Director: Carla Freccero)

Adjunct Faculty, San Francisco Art Institute

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Jake J. Thomas (PhD 2011)

Dissertation/Thesis: Post-Western: Postmodern Fictions of the U.S. West (Director: Tyrus Miller)

Photographer

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Michael Gregory Ursell (PhD 2011)

Dissertation/Thesis: “If words be made of breath”: Inspiration, book-making, and the Renaissance lyric (Director: Jody Green)

Development Associate and Special Events Coordinator, Black Mountain Institute, UNLV

Associate Publisher, Believer Magazine

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Josh Philip Barlas (MA 2010)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Protected Species Observer, Passive Accoustic Monitor Oper, RPS Group

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Jennifer C. Brittan (PhD 2010)

Dissertation/Thesis: Movable locations and geographical accidents: Small hemispheres in the inter-Americas (Director: Susan Gillman)

Lecturer, University of West Indies

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Christina Jean Cady (PhD 2010)

Dissertation/Thesis: The rhetoric of bonds, alliances, and identities: Interrogating social networks in early modern English drama (Director: Jody Green)

Manager, Daniel Oster Real Estate

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Francesca Racquel Caparas (MA 2010)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Faculty, De Anza College

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Cloe-Mai Le Gall-Scoville (MA (PhD, UC Davis) 2010)

Dissertation/Thesis: Un)willing memory : representability in autobiographical works by Assia Djebar and Djur Djura (Director: Not Available)

Lecturer, Comparative Literature, UC Davis

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Julio Cesar Leal (PhD 2010)

Dissertation/Thesis: Reclaiming Chicano/a poetics and spatiality: Central California geographies and the literary and cultural imaginary (Director: Norma Klahn)

English Instructor, Cabrillo College

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Isela Ocegueda (PhD 2010)

Dissertation/Thesis: Phantom memories: An analysis of urban hauntings and memory in Latin American literature (Director: Norma Klahn)

Dean, English Division, Pasadena City College

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Laurel Kristin Seely (PhD 2010)

Dissertation/Thesis: Cultural discourses of Bosnian identity from the death of Tito to the postwar period (Director: Tyrus Miller)

Foreign Affairs Officer, State Department

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Ricardo Alberto Torres-Mateluna (MA 2010)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

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Emily Rebecca Woomer (PhD 2010)

Dissertation/Thesis: The republic of letters: Epistolarity, the public sphere, and the rise of the novel (Director: Jody Greene)

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Leigh Noelle Fullmer (PhD 2009)

Dissertation/Thesis: Aura and the Automation: Occulted Crowds in L'Eve Future (Director: Not Available)

Guest Lecturer, UC Paris Study Center

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Natalie Corinne Hansen (PhD 2009)

Dissertation/Thesis: Horse stories: Rethinking the human -animal divide (Director: Carla Freccero)

Associate Faculty, English Department, Santa Monica College

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Kelly T Holt (PhD 2009)

Dissertation/Thesis: “In the sense of a lasting doctrine”: Ernst Kantorowicz's historiography and the serial poetics of the Berkeley Renaissance (Director: Nathaniel Mackey)

Writing Coordinator, Liberal Arts, Academy of Art University

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Katie Michelle Kanagawa (PhD 2009)

Dissertation/Thesis: Girl avengers: Revising feminist approaches to sexuality, violence, and power in representation (Director: Carla Freccero)

Communications and Program Manager (Dept of Biomedical Science & CEHG), Stanford University

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Jennifer Sun Kwak (MA (PhD, University of Michigan) 2009)

Dissertation/Thesis: Remapping an "American" Pacific : contested spatialities and representations of the Pacific in Melville, Twain, and Queen Lili'uokalani (Director: Rob Wilson)

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Shane Andrew Sanchez (MA 2009)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Coordinator for Residential Education, Crown College, UC Santa Cruz Campus

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Robin Joan Tremblay-McGaw (PhD 2009)

Dissertation/Thesis: Community and contestatory writing practices in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1970–Present (Director: Tyrus Miller)

Lecturer, Santa Clara University

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Julie Elizabeth Williams (MA 2009)

Dissertation/Thesis: Landscapes of the Southwest (Director: Vilashini Coopan)

Instructor, University of New Mexico

Instructor, Sani Yoga

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Molly Elizabeth Ball (MA 2008)

Dissertation/Thesis: Roggewein's giants : exploring the imbrications of myth and history (Director: Not Available)

Assistant Professor - English, Eureka College

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Felice Dawna Blake (PhD 2008)

Dissertation/Thesis: Reading Black intimacies: Literary studies beyond representational inclusion (Director: Susan Gillman)

Assistant Professor, UC Santa Barbara

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Maria Frangos (PhD 2008)

Dissertation/Thesis: ‘The shame of all her kind’: A genealogy of female monstrosity and metamorphosis from the Middle Ages through early modernity (Director: Carla Freccero)

Teaching Artist, Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Lecturer, UCSC

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Helen Monica Hauser-Vermeulen (PhD 2008)

Dissertation/Thesis: Miscellaneous blood: GWM Reynolds, Dickens, and the anatomical moment (Director: John O. Jordan)

Senior Medical and Creative Copywriter, Lemieux Bédard

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Kathleen Moira McCann (MA 2008)

Dissertation/Thesis: Cormac McCarthy's anti-Western : representations of violence along the Southwestern frontier (Director: Not Available)

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Ann Ogle (PhD 2008)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Hayden White)

Professor, Foothill College

(retired?),

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Karen C. Sherwood Sotelino (PhD 2008)

Dissertation/Thesis: The unreliable memories of Machado de Assis: The ambiguous language of remembrance in translation (Director: Richard Terdiman)

VIsiting Scholar, Stanford University

Translator, New Directions

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Shigeru Suzuki (PhD 2008)

Dissertation/Thesis: Posthuman visions in postwar U.S. and Japanese speculative fiction: Re(con)figuring Western (post)humanism (Director: Chris Connery)

Assistant Professor, Baruch College

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Colleen Marie Tripp (MA (PhD, Brown) 2008)

Dissertation/Thesis: Worlding Murieta : geographies of the American west in the Murieta text network (Director: Not Available)

Assistant Professor, Cal State Northridge

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Alexandria Reene White (MA 2008)

Dissertation/Thesis: History as fiction and the concepts of race, and gender in W.E.B. Du Bois's final creative intervention : The Black Flame Trilogy (Director: Not Available)

Associate Professor of English, Sacramento City College

Board Member Secretary, South Oak Park Community Association

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Aurelie C. Capron (PhD 2007)

Dissertation/Thesis: Staging women: Representation of female scholarship in seventeenth-century Spanish and French drama (Director: Carla Freccero)

Associate Professor of Spanish, Mckendree University

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John Francis Draper (MA 2007)

Dissertation/Thesis: Cities of the Imagination, Mexico City: The Inchoherence of Order in the Old New world (Director: Norma Klahn)

Infromation Analyst, Political Affairs Officer, United Nations Mission in South Sudan

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Veronica Annette Flanagan (PhD 2007)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz Campus

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Denise L. Silva (PhD 2007)

Dissertation/Thesis: Flânerie, gender, and the politics of marginality in representations of London, 1820–1940 (Director: John O. Jordan)

Continuing Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz Campus

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Andrea Yi-ling Wang (MA 2007)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

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Lisa Ann Weiss (PhD 2007)

Dissertation/Thesis: Writing Paris: Transformations of Urban Geography from Haussmann to the Medina (Director: Sharon Kinoshita)

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Aaron C. Anderson (MA 2006)

Dissertation/Thesis: A Virtuous Public: The Culture War and Conservative Power (Director: Chris Connery)

Associate Professor of Screen Media, University of Wollongong in Dubai

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Terra Lynn Eggink (MA 2006)

Dissertation/Thesis: Seeing Sight: The Steroscope and Emergence of a Visible Vision (Director: Chris Connery)

Graduate Program Coordinator, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories

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Alicia Ivonne Estrada (PhD 2006)

Dissertation/Thesis: Textual transversals : activisms and decolonization in Guatemalan Mayan and Ladina women's texts of the Civil War and postwar periods (Director: Juan Poblete)

Associate Professor, California State University, Northridge

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Jason David Jacobs (PhD 2006)

Dissertation/Thesis: The political poetics of the chanson de geste in France and Italy: 1130–1532 (Director: Sharon Kinoshita)

Associate Dean of General Education, Roger Williams University

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Narayan Madhavan Nayar (MA 2006)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Tyrus Miller)

Vice President of Product Design, Business Analytics, Oracle

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Farrah Lisa Sarafa (MA 2006)

Dissertation/Thesis: Re-Writing Algerian Nationalism Thorugh the Discourse of the Woman in Assia Djebar's La Fantasia (Director: Vilashini Coopan)

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Robert Lincoln Snavely (MA 2006)

Dissertation/Thesis: Heteroglossia and the Carnivalesque in "The Henriad" Shakespeare's Second Tetralogy (Director: Susan Gillman)

Middle School Teacher, Stratford Elementary School

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Scott Alan Thompson (MA 2006)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

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Matthew A Tierney (MA 2006)

Dissertation/Thesis: Objects of film theory (Director: Not Available)

Assistant Professor, Penn State

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Chih-Ming (Andy) Wang (PhD 2006)

Dissertation/Thesis: Transpacific articulations: Study abroad and the making of Asia/America (Director: Rob Wilson & Chris Connery)

Assistant Research Fellow, European and American Studies, Academia Sinica

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Victoria M Bañales (PhD 2005)

Dissertation/Thesis: Twentieth-century Latin American and U.S. Latina women's literature and the paradox of dictatorship and democracy (Director: Norma Klahn)

English Faculty, Cabrillo College

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Edward George Bloom (MA 2005)

Dissertation/Thesis: Unfinished Stories: Exile, Conversation, and Jewish Identity in W.G. Sebald's Austerlitz (Director: Murray Baumgarten)

Graduate Student, Stanford University

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Alison Crakow Davies (MA 2005)

Dissertation/Thesis: Eating Ethnic: Women, Food, and Identity in Caribbean Literature (Director: Kirsten Silva Gruesz)

CFP, Principal, Fruition Advisers LLC

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Stefan Thomson Esposito (MA 2005)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Program Director, Harvard Business School, HarvardX

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Hilda Del Carmen Fernandez (MA 2005)

Dissertation/Thesis: She speaks with her rebozo : Cisneros re-members her body through storytelling (Director: Juan Poblete)

Instructor, Foothill College

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Adalaine B. Holton (PhD 2005)

Dissertation/Thesis: The practices of black radical print (Director: Susan Gillman)

Associate Professor, Stockton University

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Michelle E. Morton (PhD 2005)

Dissertation/Thesis: Utopian and dystopian visions of California in the historical imagination (Director: Susan Gillman)

Instruction Librarian, Cabrillo College

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Alexei Robert Nowak (MA 2005)

Dissertation/Thesis: Alexander Shāh : Persian legitimacy and the place of Islam in Firdawsī's Shāhnāmah (Director: Not Available)

TOP Coordinator, Office of Instructional Development, UCLA

Teaching Fellow, Writing Program, UCLA

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Stacy Anne Plock (MA 2005)

Dissertation/Thesis: Communicative strategies, speech and silence in Jane Austen and Therese Huber (Director: Not Available)

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Lee Ann Ritscher (PhD 2005)

Dissertation/Thesis: The semiotics of rape in Renaissance English literature (Director: Margo Hendricks)

Lecturer, CSU Monterey Bay

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Diane Belle Sievert (MA 2005)

Dissertation/Thesis: No powre to speak' : politics of indirect discourse in book III of The Faerie queene (Director: Not Available)

Publications Manager, Imperial Capital, LLC

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Elizabeth Irene Smith (MA 2005)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Juan Poblete)

Part-time Instructor, Writing Program, Portland Community College

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Gloria Evangelina (DECEASED) Anzaldúa (PhD 2004)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

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Jessica Ann Breheny (PhD 2004)

Dissertation/Thesis: “These were our times”: Red -baiting, blacklisting, and the lost literature of dissent in mid-twentieth-century California (Director: Paul Skenazy)

Instructor, San Jose City College

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James H. Christianson (PhD 2004)

Dissertation/Thesis:                                    Revolutionizing time and space: The close accord of modern science and aesthetics in picturing physical planes (Director: Forrest Robinson)

Instructor, English, Cabrillo Community College

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Jamie Nicole Davidson (MA 2004)

Dissertation/Thesis: Language, Intertextuality and the Dismantlling of Anthropology in Alejo Carpentier's The Lost Stephs and Mario Vargas-Llosa's The Storyteller (Director: Lourdes Martinez-Echazabal)

Ethnographer and Performing Artist,

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Catalina Alejandra Forttes (MA 2004)

Dissertation/Thesis: Critica cultural : writing from the periphery with stolen words : the case of the Revista de critica cultural (Director: Juan Poblete)

Associate Professor, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso

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Kurt William Harris (PhD 2004)

Dissertation/Thesis: The signification of the Omphalos: On maternal loss and the metaphorics of reunion in Victorian literature (Director: John O. Jordan)

Associate Professor of English; Director of Learning Abroad, Southern Utah University

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Sherri Helvie (PhD 2004)

Dissertation/Thesis: Plotting sisters: From surplus women to sex panics in nineteenth-century British literature and culture (Director: Carla Freccero)

Head of School, The Orchard School

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Sarah A. Hirsch (MA 2004)

Dissertation/Thesis: Imperial Revisions: The Changing Image of Empire in Late Nineteenth Century U.S. Culture (Director: Susan Gillman)

Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz Campus

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Matthew Buffington Russell (MA (PhD, UC Davis) 2004)

Dissertation/Thesis: Children and the Spanish Civil War in Victor Erice's El Espiritu de la Colmena and El Sur (Director: Jorge Aladro-Font)

Lecturer, Spanish, UC Davis

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Michele Diane Speitz (MA 2004)

Dissertation/Thesis: Sacrificial Succession: Child-Alimentary Sacrifice as Social Order and Social Horror (Director: Karen Bassi)

Assistant Professor, Furmann University

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Gina Leanne Vallis (PhD 2004)

Dissertation/Thesis: Finding fault: History and the extra -literary novel (Director: Richard Terdiman)

Lecturer, Writing Program, UC Santa Barbara

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Kristin Jennifer Wartman (MA 2004)

Dissertation/Thesis: The Politics of the Game: Capitalism, Hip Hop and Pimp Theory (Director: Louis Chude-Sokei)

Freelance Writer & Consultant, Self-Employed

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Sondra Maria Archimedes (PhD 2003)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Carla Freccero)

Writing Program Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz Campus

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Maria Elena C Caballero-Robb (PhD 2003)

Dissertation/Thesis: Poetry and the public sphere : politics, participation, and uncommon speech (Director: Susan Gillman)

English Department Head, English Teacher, Kirby Prep School

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Candace Calsoyas (PhD 2003)

Dissertation/Thesis: Women's Relationship to Land: A Study of Four British and American Female Authors Writing on Landscape and Nature (Director: Mary-Kay Gamel)

Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz Campus

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Gloria E Chacón (MA 2003)

Dissertation/Thesis: Contemporary Maya writers: Kabawil and the making of a Millenarian literary tradition (Director: Norma Klahn)

Assistant Professor, UC San Diego

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Manuel Gutierrez (MA (MA/PhD, UCLA) 2003)

Dissertation/Thesis: Rescuing the Mexican Picaresque Novel (Director: Jorge Aladro-Font)

Assistant Professor, Spanish & Portuguese, Rice University

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Rob Halpern (MA 2003)

Dissertation/Thesis: The politics of autonomy: Social engagement and aesthetic value from the Romantic fragment to the poème en prose (Director: Richard Terdiman)

Associate Professor of Creative Writing, Eastern Michigan University

Poet,

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Tanya Yukling Kam (PhD 2003)

Dissertation/Thesis: Women on the edge: Autobiographical selves and the lure of the boundary in twentieth-century United States literature (Director: Michael Cowan)

Associate Professor, Multicultural Literature, University of Wisconsin Whitewater

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Emily J Klein (PhD 2003)

Dissertation/Thesis: White Writing from the Veld: Female Voices in Southern Africa 1877-1953 (Director: John O. Jordan)

Ninth Grade English Teacher, Pacific Collegiate School

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Michelle Lee (MA (PhD, UCLA) 2003)

Dissertation/Thesis: Pastorial Utopia and Colonial Fantasy: Nature, Slavery, and Trade in Bernardin de Saint-Pierre’s Paul et Virginie (Director: Sharon Kinoshita)

Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor of French , Wellesley College

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Kyle Garret Mack (MA 2003)

Dissertation/Thesis: Conversion and becoming : Augustine, Deleuze, and the simulacrum (Director: Not Available)

Senior Research Scientist, Amazon

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Jill Dianne Milstead (MA 2003)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Classroom Teacher, San Francisco Unified School District

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Vanessa Lynn Rapatz (MA (PhD, UC Davis) 2003)

Dissertation/Thesis: Neither This nor That: Convents and Novices in Early Modern English Problem Plays (Director: Frances E. Dolan)

Assistant Professor of English, Ball State University

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Maritza Giovanna Stanchich (PhD 2003)

Dissertation/Thesis: Insular interventions: Diasporic Puerto Rican literature bilanguaging toward a greater Puerto Rico (Director: Susan Gillman)

Professor, English, Univ. of Puerto Rico-English Dept. Clg. of Humanities

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Stephen Gerald Weber (MA 2003)

Dissertation/Thesis: "But You Speak So Well…?": Intelligence, Language and Race in the Modern Meritocracy (Director: Jody Greene)

English Teacher, New York City Public Schools

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Kristen G Brookes (PhD 2002)

Dissertation/Thesis: Alien incorporations: Fantasies and nightmares of racialization in early modern England (Director: H. Marshall Leicester Jr.)

Senior Writing Associate, Amherst College

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Brenda O'Brien Buckner (MA 2002)

Dissertation/Thesis: Sydney Owenson and the Idealization of Ireland: Cultural Nationalism In The Wild Irish Girl and The O'Briens and the O'Flahertys (Director: John O. Jordan)

High School Faculty, CS Lewis Academy

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Ernesto J Castillo-Ceide (PhD 2002)

Dissertation/Thesis: Mario Benedetti and exile: Preliminary study and translation of journalistic essays, Spain, 1982–1984 (Director: Norma Klahn)

Faculty of Humanities, University of Puerto Rico en Cayay

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Liddy Detar (PhD 2002)

Dissertation/Thesis: Intimacies of empire: Post -colonial women's writing from the Caribbean, France and United States (Director: Carla Freccero)

Instructor and Advisor, Oregon State University

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Claudia Vanessa Dorn (MA 2002)

Dissertation/Thesis: Melodramatic silencing : the transition from page to stage to screen of female characters in Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's cabin (Director: Not Available)

Manager of Resources and Community, Stanford Arts, Stanford University

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Joshua Albert Fleming (MA 2002)

Dissertation/Thesis: Examining the role of medieval masculinity in U.S. cultural/national consolidation in the periods of expansionism and post-reconstruction (Director: Not Available)

Community College Professor, English, Western Nevada College

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Warren David Hoffman (MA 2002)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Executive Director, Association for Jewish Studies

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Casey Lane Kile (PhD 2002)

Dissertation/Thesis: Shadows in the forest": Native Americans, slaves and conspiracy in United States literature, 1675–1863 (Director: Susan Gillman)

Teacher, Albuquerque Academy

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Barbara Ellen Logan (PhD 2002)

Dissertation/Thesis: The askesis of abjection: The ethics of everyday suffering in early Christian martyrdoms (Director: Karen Bassi)

Assistant of History, The University of Wyoming

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Judith Anne Lopez (MA 2002)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Academic Advisor and Graduate Coordinator, UC Riverside

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Kelly Marie Peterson (MA 2002)

Dissertation/Thesis: Mysticism in nature : nature writers and the experience of wholeness (Director: Not Available)

Writing Professor, Chemeketa Community College

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Bernard (Bernie) Richter (MA (PhD, UC Irvine) 2002)

Dissertation/Thesis: Trembling subjects : Hegel's 'night of the world' and its ontological entanglements (Director: Not Available)

Instructor, Journalism, CSU Chico

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Catherine Marie Carlstroem (PhD 2001)

Dissertation/Thesis: Homicidal economics in Mark Twain: Legacies of American theft (Director: Susan Gillman)

Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz

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Susannah Alicia Carney-Waddy (MA 2001)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

English Instructor, Cabrillo College, CSU Monterey Bay, Hartnell College

Freelance Editor, Self-employed

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Lisa Ann Guerrero (PhD 2001)

Dissertation/Thesis: Shadow citizens: Articulations of Black manhood and contestations of American identity in the works of 20th century Black male writers (Director: Susan Gillman)

Associate Professor, Washington State University

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Monique Dascha Inciarte (MA 2001)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Translation Instructor, UCSD Online

Instructor, Laney College

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Karen Kyyung Kim (PhD 2001)

Dissertation/Thesis: Traumatic figures: The inscription of world war in “Mrs. Dalloway”, “Sula”, “The Night Porter”, and “Hiroshima, Mon Amour” (Director: Teresa de Lauretis)

East Asian Studies, UC Irvine

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Lynne Therese Maes (MA (MLIS, San Jose State) 2001)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Children' Librarian, San Francisco Public Library

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Elisha Anne Venable (MA 2001)

Dissertation/Thesis: Representative fictions : two studies of murder in England, 1828-1852 (Director: Not Available)

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Christopher David Breu (PhD 2000)

Dissertation/Thesis: Hard -boiled masculinities: Fantasizing gender in American literature and popular culture, 1920–1945 (Director: Susan Gillman)

Associate Professor, English, Illinois State University

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Scott Christopher Davis (PhD 2000)

Dissertation/Thesis: Telling tales: Ideology and the American observer, 1890–1896 (Director: Susan Gillman)

Professor, English, CSU, Stanislaus

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Felicia L Fahey (PhD 2000)

Dissertation/Thesis: Remaking place: National space in late twentieth-century Latin American fiction (Director: Norma Klahn)

College Consultant, Self-Employed

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Valerie Forman (PhD 2000)

Dissertation/Thesis: Counterfeit investments: Economy and sovereignty in early modern texts (Director: Harry Berger, Jr.)

Associate Professor, NYU Gallatin

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Judith Patricia Haas (PhD 2000)

Dissertation/Thesis: Trojan origins and the translation of culture in medieval English and French Romance (Director: Carla Freccero)

Associate Professor, English, Rhodes College

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Valerie Mae Kaussen (PhD 2000)

Dissertation/Thesis: Romancing the peasant: History and revolution in the modern Haitian novel (Director: Carla Freccero & Kristin Ross)

Associate Professor, French, University of Missouri

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Catherine J Kordich (PhD 2000)

Dissertation/Thesis: A lover's quarrel with the city: Representations of ethnicity and the urban in John Fante's novels (Director: Michael Cowan)

Author, Chelsea House Publishing

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Tera L. Martin (PhD 2000)

Dissertation/Thesis: Epidemic time: AIDS and the imagining of American cultural history (Director: Paul Skenazy)

Director, Integrated Learning Center & Instructor of English, Cabrillo College

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Catherine Newman (PhD 2000)

Dissertation/Thesis: Graphic bodies: The writing of early modern gender and sexuality (Director: Carla Freccero)

Academic Department Coordinator, Creative Writing Center, Amherst College

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Marc David Schachter (PhD 2000)

Dissertation/Thesis:

‘Voluntary servitude’ and the politics of friendship: Plato, Ariosto, La Boétie, Montaigne (Director: Carla Freccero)

Associate Professor, French; Director of Studies, School of Modern Languages and Cultures, Durham University

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Christopher Allen Shinn (PhD 2000)

Dissertation/Thesis: From Mah Jong to masquerade: Varieties of play in Chinese American and African American cultures (Director: Nathaniel Mackey)

Adjunct Lecturer, Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies

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Ann Marie Speno (PhD 2000)

Dissertation/Thesis: The cultural production of anorexia in women's fiction (Director: Helen Moglen)

Marriage and Family Therapist, Self-Employed

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Blaize Wilkinson (MA 2000)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

 Freelance Copyeditor, Self-Employed

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Catherine Ja-Chi Yu (MA (JD, University of Michigan) 2000)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Retired Attorney (Retired), Hogan Lovells (Retired)

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Gabriel Noah Brahm (PhD 1999)

Dissertation/Thesis: The post-human condition : the disappearance of power and public space in American political culture (Director: J. Peter Euben)

Associate Professor, Northern Michigan University

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Sergio E Delamora (PhD 1999)

Dissertation/Thesis: Virile nationalism: Cinema, the state, and the formation of a national consciousness in Mexico, 1950--1994 (Director: Julianne Burton-Carvajal)

Associate Professor, Chicanx Studies, UC Davis, Chicana/o Studies

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Joseph Geller (MA 1999)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Librarian, Stanford University

LEFT 2015 to "relocate to east coast",

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Jessica Leah Goodman (MA (MLIS, San Jose State) 1999)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Regional Manager, Santa Cruz Public Library

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Corby Keith Guenther (PhD 1999)

Dissertation/Thesis: Conceived in sin: Debating race and nationality in the Reconstruction novel (Director: Susan Gillman)

Principal Trainer and Seminar Leader, BulletProof Communications Training

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Rusty Jones III (PhD & MA 1999)

Dissertation/Thesis: “The mists of error withdrawn”: Elizabethan satire, cultural criticism, and the Bishops' Ban of 1599 (Director: Margo Hendricks)

Associate Professor of English, Chair, Murray Shakespeare Festival, Murray State Unversity

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Lucia De Fatima Soares (MA (MBA, San Jose State) 1999)

Dissertation/Thesis: A complex reading of Catherine in Shakespeare's Henry V (Director: Michael Warren)

Managing Director , The Caryle Group

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Rita Keresztesi Treat (PhD 1999)

Dissertation/Thesis: Strangers at home: Ethnic modernism between the world wars (Director: Thomas A. Vogler)

Associate Professor , Univ of Oklahoma

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Jon Michael Varese (MA 1999)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Freelance writer, author, Self-Employed

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Jeanne Marie Vaughn (PhD 1999)

Dissertation/Thesis: The Latin American subject of feminism: Unraveling the threads of sexuality, nationality, and femaleness (Director: Norma Klahn)

Senior Vice President, GlobalHue Latino

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Gordon S Bigelow (PhD 1998)

Dissertation/Thesis: Producing the consumer: Political economy, Ireland, and the early Victorian social novel (Director: Thomas A. Vogler)

Professor, English, Rhodes College

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Stuart Colin Fraser Christie (PhD 1998)

Dissertation/Thesis:

Worlding Forster: The passage from pastoral (Director: Thomas A. Vogler)

Head Professor, English, Hong Kong Baptist University

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David Allan Dabaco (MA 1998)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Teacher, Village Oaks School

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Helen Michelle Doss (MA 1998)

Dissertation/Thesis: Subjectivity, opposition, and subversion: divine illumination, right reason, and the revision of the experimental scientific method in John Milton's Paradise Regained (Director: Michael Warren)

Associate Professor, City College of Chicago (Wilbur Wright or Malcom X)

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Michael Robert Doylen (PhD 1998)

Dissertation/Thesis: Homosexual askesis: Representations of self-fashioning in the writings of Walter Pater, Oscar Wilde, and John Addington Symonds (Director: John O. Jordan)

Interim Provost and Director of Libraries, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Libraries

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James Bennett Lewis (MA 1998)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

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David Evan Luis-Brown (PhD 1998)

Dissertation/Thesis: Waves of decolonization: Towards an Inter-Americas Cultural Studies (Director: Susan Gillman)

Associate Professor of Cultural Studies and English; Chair, Cultural Studies; Director, Africana Studies,

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Becky Lynn Roberts (PhD 1998)

Dissertation/Thesis: Narrating slavery: A post-Reconstruction historical crisis (Director: Susan Gillman)

Professor, De Anza College

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Ana Patricia Rodriguez (PhD 1998)

Dissertation/Thesis: Amor ideal y realidad humana : la mujer en la novela pastoril española (Director: Norma Klahn)

Associate Professor, University of Maryland

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Willow Lisa Rodriguez (PhD 1998)

Dissertation/Thesis: Amor ideal y realidad humana: La mujer en la novela pastoril espanola (Director: Jorge Aladro-Font)

Teacher, Paso Robles Public Schools

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Jeremy Oren Rubenstein (MA 1998)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

English Teacher, Mountain View High School

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Maria Fatima Salvador (MA 1998)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

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Rochelle Renee Venuto (PhD 1998)

Dissertation/Thesis: Indian authorities: Race, gender and empire in mid-nineteenth century United States-Indian narratives (Director: Susan Gillman)

Books for Wider Horizons Coordinator, Oakland Public Library

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Elena Marie Villa (MA 1998)

Dissertation/Thesis: Le serpent qui danse " : representations of the dancer in nineteenth-century french travel narrative and fiction (Director: Not Available)

Writing Instructor, Portland Community College

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Melinda Ann Weinstein (PhD 1998)

Dissertation/Thesis:

The genealogy of nature (Director: H. Marshall Leicester Jr.)

Associate Professor, English, Lawrence Technological University

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Elissa Greer Weintraub (PhD 1998)

Dissertation/Thesis:

Mining 'about' the subject of editorial theory (Director: Thomas A. Vogler)

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Hunter College

Owner, Elissa Greer Jewelery

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Hector L Zuklic (PhD 1998)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

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Margaret Crane Amis (PhD 1997)

Dissertation/Thesis: Three couples talking: Doing it with words in Restoration Comedy (Director: H. Marshall Leicester Jr.)

Temp Continuing Appointment, UC Santa Cruz Campus

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Hue-Thanh T Bergevin (MA 1997)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Retired

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Steven Joel Bliss (MA 1997)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Freelance Writer, Self-Employed

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Michelle Ann Habell-Pallán (PhD 1997)

Dissertation/Thesis: Cutting the label out" : performing identity, cultural politics, and transnational subjects in Chicana/o and Latina/o cultural production (Director: Jose D. Saldivar)

Professor, Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies; Adjunct Professor, School of Music and Department of Communication, University of Washington

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Barbara Kaoru Ige (PhD 1997)

Dissertation/Thesis: Virtual textualities: postmodern dialectics of democracy (Director: Louis D. Owens)

Adjunct Professor, English, Los Angeles Valley College

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Catherine A John (PhD 1997)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Associate Professor, Afro-Caribbean & African American Liturature, University of Oklahoma

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Thomas Christopher Marshall (PhD 1997)

Dissertation/Thesis: Ugly beauty: modern experiments in crossing poetry & prose (Director: Thomas A. Vogler)

Lecturer/Instructor, English Department, Cabrillo College

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Christiane Marie Michel (PhD 1997)

Dissertation/Thesis: Gerard de Nerval and Théophile Guatier: the poetics and politics of the French literary fantastic (Director: Kristin Ross)

Assistant Linguistic Attache, French Consulate General

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Richard Scott Mobley (PhD 1997)

Dissertation/Thesis: "A magic mirror": representations of the Donner Party, 1846-1977 (Director: Chris Connery)

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Ekua Rashidah Omosupe (PhD 1997)

Dissertation/Thesis: Transgressions, African American womens' autobiography and literacy (Director: Angela Davis)

Professor, English, Cabrillo College

Author and Poet,

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Celina (Lyn) Thompson-Lemaire (MA (PhD NYU) 1997)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

French Teacher, Germantown Academy

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Suran Kim Thrift (MA 1997)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

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Sarah Greenleaf Whittier (PhD 1997)

Dissertation/Thesis: The rhetoric of embowerment: evasive (in)action in lyric poetry of Sydney, Spenser, Donne, and Marvell (Director: Harry Berger, Jr.)

AP English Teacher, Pacific Collegiate College

No longer listed on website,

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Marisa Ann Aguayo (MA 1996)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Development Director, National Immigration Law Center

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Susan Katherine Bernardin (PhD 1996)

Dissertation/Thesis: Naming the nation : race, romance, and ethnography in foundational Native American and African American women's literature (Director: Susan Gillman)

Director, School of Language, Culture, and Society, Oregon State University

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Ana Maria N Carbonell (PhD 1996)

Dissertation/Thesis: Reconstructing motherhood : the female gothic and transcultural strategies in African American and Chicana feminist writings (Director: Susan Gillman)

English Instructor, Diablo Valley College

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Susana Conde (PhD 1996)

Dissertation/Thesis: The South begins on the other side : the South and its fictions in Borges (Director: Marta Morello-Frosch)

Adjunct Professor (Retired), Saint Mary's College (Retired)

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Deborah Ann Condon (MA 1996)

Dissertation/Thesis: The Transgressive Heroines of Sensation: A Study in the Politics of Genre (Director: Helene Moglen)

Part-Time Instructor, Gavilan College

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Ina Cumpiano (PhD 1996)

Dissertation/Thesis: Hazardous mat(t)ers : metonymy and the fantasy of maternal origins in Latin American literature (Director: Thomas A. Vogler)

Author, Self-Employed

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Daniel King Duane (PhD 1996)

Dissertation/Thesis: "When democracy shall hold its carnival" : post-revolutionary conservatism and dystopic frontier fiction (Director: Forrest Robinson)

Freelance journalism,

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Tamara J Gould (MA 1996)

Dissertation/Thesis: Transgressive passions : Mária Luisa Bemberg's Camila (Director: Not Available)

Head of International Productions and Strategic Partnerships, ITVS

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Ellen Louise Hart (PhD 1996)

Dissertation/Thesis: New approaches to editing Emily Dickinson (Director: Priscilla W. Shaw)

Part-Time Instructor, Portland Community College

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Sean Paul Thomas (PhD 2006)

Dissertation/Thesis: Haunted by authors: Pretexts and pleasures in early -modern English and late -modern American angling (Director: H. Marshall Leicester Jr.)

Professor, English, College of the Redwoods

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Jonathan Penn Hunt (PhD 1996)

Dissertation/Thesis: Naturalist democracy : literary and political representation in the works of Frank Norris and Émile Zola (Director: Kristin Ross)

Associate Professor, Rhetoric and Language; Co-Director Center for Teaching Excellence, University of San Francisco

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Neva Jacquelyn Kilpatrick (PhD 1996)

Dissertation/Thesis: Trajectories of representation : Native Americans in film (Director: Louis D. Owens)

Director, School of Arts, CSU San Marcos

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Stefan Nicholas Mattessich (PhD 1996)

Dissertation/Thesis: Blake and Pynchon : a study in discursive time (Director: Thomas A. Vogler)

Full-time faculty, Santa Monica College

Author

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Erin Ann O'Connell (PhD 1996)

Dissertation/Thesis: Herakleitos and Derrida : presocratic deconstruction (Director: John P. Lynh)

Associate Professor, World Languages and Cultures, University of Utah

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Melinda Ann Palacio (MA 1996)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

MFA Faculty, Univeristy of Arkansas, Monticello

Author and Poet

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Yu Mi Yang (PhD 1996)

Dissertation/Thesis: The novelistic anomaly : origins of modernity's narrative forms (Director: Helene Moglen)

Faculty, Kyung Hee University

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Martha E Bonilla (MA 1995)

Dissertation/Thesis: Romance: The emulation of empire (Director: Susan Gillman)

Associate Professor, English and Composition, Pasadena City College

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Barbara Brinson Curiel (PhD 1995)

Dissertation/Thesis: Sex and the spirit: The authorization of narrative in the work of three women writers of color (Director: Jose D. Saldivar)

Professor, English, Humboldt State University

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Melinda Luisa De Jesus (PhD 1995)

Dissertation/Thesis: A Portrait of the Artist as a Woman of Color: Rewriting the Female Künstlerroman (Director: Paul Skenazy)

Chair, Associate Professor of Diversity Studies, California College of Arts

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Virginia Lee Larsen (PhD 1995)

Dissertation/Thesis: Thomas Middleton, Social Critic: A Study of Three Plays (Director: Michael Warren)

Lecturer, Communications, San Jose State University

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Christine Mergozzi (PhD 1995)

Dissertation/Thesis: Literary aurality and the politics of counter-literacy : spiritual resistance in Morrison, Mehr, Anzaldúa, and Silko (Director: Not Available)

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Adrielle Anna Mitchell (PhD 1995)

Dissertation/Thesis: "The plain reader be damned" : confusion as method in the works of Djuna Barnes (Director: Helene Moglen)

Professor, English and Communication, Nazareth College of Rochester

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Valerie Ann Ross (PhD 1995)

Dissertation/Thesis: The tradition of subversion in medieval vernacular literature : a feminist analysis of selected works by Marie de France and Geoffrey Chaucer (Director: Linda Lomperis)

Faculty, Castilleja School

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Anna Marie Sandoval (PhD 1995)

Dissertation/Thesis: "No dejen que se escapen:" Modes of Repression and Modeas of Resistance in Chicana or Mexicana Literature (Director: Jose D. Saldivar)

Professor and Chair of Department, CSU Long Beach - Chicano & Latino Studies Dept.

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Margaret Lockwood Satterthwaite (MA 1995)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Professor, Clinical Law; Faculty Director, Center for Human Rights and Global Justice; Director, Global Justice Clinic; Faculty Director, Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights

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Ann Francois Scherz (MA 1995)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

ESL Instructor, UCSB, Santa Barbara Community College & Kaplan International

Instructor, Kaplan International

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Susan F Charlip (MA 1994)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Educational Management Professional

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Steve Martinot (PhD 1994)

Dissertation/Thesis: Forms in the Abyss: A Philosophical Bridge Between Sartre and Derrida (Director: Tom Vogler)

Instructor Emeritus, Center for Interdisciplinary Programs, SFSU

Critical Race Theorist, Author

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Martha Groves Perry (PhD 1994)

Dissertation/Thesis: Reinventing the nation : Anglo-Saxon romantic racial nationalism from Dixon to James (Director: Susan Gillman)

Freelance Editor, Self-Employed

Head of School, Waldorf School of the Peninsula

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S Travis Silcox (PhD 1994)

Dissertation/Thesis: Reading politically : U.S. women writers and reconfigurations of political fiction (Director: Susan Gillman)

Professor, English, Sacramento City College

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Michele Marie Sordi (PhD 1994)

Dissertation/Thesis: Managing Desire: Friendship and Courtship in the Early English Novel (Director: Helene Moglen)

Sr. Vice President & Head of US College, SAGE Publications, Inc.

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L Cole Swensen (PhD 1994)

Dissertation/Thesis: Between the Atlantic and l'Atlantique: Productive Difference in Contemporary French and American Poetry (Director: Richard Terdiman)

Department Chair, Professor of Literary Arts, Brown University

Poet

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Molly Kirsten Whalen (PhD 1994)

Dissertation/Thesis: The Public Currency of the Private Letter: Gender, Class, and Epistolarity (Director: Harry Berger, Jr.)

Asst. Adjunct Professor, Hampshire College

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Jennifer Chappell Wheat (PhD 1994)

Dissertation/Thesis: The Powers of Mestra: Women as Agents of Social Change in Comedy (Director: Mary-Kay Gamel)

Associate English Professor, UH-Hilo

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Carolyn Elizabeth Whitson (PhD 1994)

Dissertation/Thesis: The anatomy of conflict: Gender and strategies of agency in "The Book of Margery Kempe" (Director: Linda Lomperis)

Professor, Literature and Language School of Communication, Writing, and the Arts, Metropolitan State University

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Magdalena S Zschokke (PhD 1994)

Dissertation/Thesis: The Other Woman, from Monster to Vampire: the Figure of the Lesbian in Fiction (Director: Teresa de Lauretis)

Writer/Novelist, Self-Employed

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Leslie Anne Bow (PhD 1993)

Dissertation/Thesis: For every gesture of loyalty, there doesn't have to be a betrayal" : feminism and cultural nationalism in Asian American women's literature (Director: Helene Moglen)

Professor, English & Asian American Studies, University of WI Madison

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Jachinson Wingate Chan (PhD 1993)

Dissertation/Thesis: Sexual Ambiguities: Representations of Asian Men I American (Popular) Culture (Director: Michael Cowan)

Director, Smart Rainbow Learning Center

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Marcella Mahony Greening (PhD 1993)

Dissertation/Thesis: The sense of chaos : a dynamical theory of narrative (Director: Not Available)

Massage Therapist

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Miriam Latane Wallace (PhD 1993)

Dissertation/Thesis: Challenging gendered subjects : modern feminism and the alternate subjectivity of Laurence Sterne's The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman and Virginia Woolf's The waves (Director: Helene Moglen)

Professor, English and Gender Studies, New College of Florida

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Kathleen Andersen-Wyman (PhD 1992)

Dissertation/Thesis: Andreas Capellanus on love : seduction, subversion and desire in a twelfth-century text (Director: Not Available)

Associate Professor, Brazosport College

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Bruce Robert Avery (PhD 1992)

Dissertation/Thesis: The eye of history : literature and cartography in the colonial encounter (Director: Harry Berger, Jr.)

Professor, Theatre Arts, San Francisco State University

Artistic Director, Bread and Butter Theatre Company

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Rebecca Leigh Bell (MA 1992)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Registered Nurse

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Russell John Castronovo (PhD 1992)

Dissertation/Thesis: Monuments, fathers, slaves: Genealogies of American democracy (Director: Michael Cowan)

Tom Paine Professor of English, Dorothy Draheim Professor of American Studies; Department Chair, University of Wisconsin - Department of English

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Renny Teresa Christopher (PhD 1992)

Dissertation/Thesis: The Viet Nam War/the American War : images and representations in Euro-American and Vietnamese exile narratives (Director: Susan Gillman)

Professor of English, California State University Channel Islands

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Mary R A Horn (MA 1992)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

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Mathew Charles Meyer (MA 1992)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Lecturer In American Lit, Seinan Gakuin University

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Judith M Nolan (MA 1992)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Literature/French Translation

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Janice Elma Patten-Haeger (PhD 1992)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Tom Vogler)

Artist/Retired English Professor, San Jose University

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Lee Anne E Rappold (PhD 1992)

Dissertation/Thesis: Hamlet and the Elizabethan Common Law (Director: Not Available)

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Ingrid Kirstin Walker (PhD 1992)

Dissertation/Thesis: Paranoia, politics, and the popular imagination : conspiracy in contemporary American literature (Director: Not Available)

Associate Professor of American Studies, University of Washington, Tacoma

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Kenneth Robert Weisner (PhD 1992)

Dissertation/Thesis: Gary Snyder's Myths & texts and the poetry of constituency (Director: Paul Skenazy)

Full-Time Faculty, English, De Anza College

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Opportune Marie Zongo (PhD 1992)

Dissertation/Thesis: Body politics: Representing the body in "Le Vieux Negre et la Medaille", "The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born", and "Une Si Longue Lettre" (Director: Not Available)

Associate Professor, Romance and Classical Studies, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Bowling Green State Univ

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John T Coates (PhD 1991)

Dissertation/Thesis: The theory of cross-cultural analysis in Goethe's Noten und Abhandlungen (Director: John Ellis)

Senior Lecturer in Humanities, Western New England University

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Brian Martin Collins (PhD 1991)

Dissertation/Thesis: Mark Twain and the culture of imperialism, 1866-1902 (Director: Susan Gillman)

Developer, High Value Healthcare Collaborative, Dartmouth Institute

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Kevin James Hearle (PhD 1991)

Dissertation/Thesis: Regions of discourse : Steinbeck, Cather, Jewett and the pastoral tradition of American regionalism (Director: Louis D. Owens)

Poet & Critic, Self-Employed

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Michael Lee Miller (PhD 1991)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Independent Scholar

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Bruce Warren Spear (PhD 1991)

Dissertation/Thesis: The fate of virtue in the democracy: Political morality in the literatures of the Vietnam era (Director: Not Available)

Lecturer, Berlin School of Economics and Law

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Robert Sherman Anderson II (MA 1990)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Instructor, University of New York, Farmingdale

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Harryette Romell Mullen (PhD 1990)

Dissertation/Thesis: "Gender and the subjugated body : readings of race, subjectivity, and difference in the construction of slave narratives" (Director: Michael Cowan)

Professor, UCLA

Writer, Poet

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Marie-France Nizet (MA 1990)

Dissertation/Thesis: Mobilis in mobili "et surtout, pas de bicyclisme!" ambigüité, paranoia et transcendance du discours didactique dans Jules Verne (Director: Not Available)

Freelance Writer

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Thad Randall Nodine (PhD 1990)

Dissertation/Thesis: Detecting community: Joseph McCarthy, the detective form, and recent American fiction (Director: Not Available)

Novelist

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Andrew Anthony Rodriguez (PhD 1990)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

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Harriet Sue Chamberlain (PhD 1989)

Dissertation/Thesis: Existential perspectives and Victorian literature : Browning, Arnold, and Hopkins (Director: Not Available)

Writing Workshop Teacher

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Marilyn Dilworth Patton (PhD 1989)

Dissertation/Thesis: Cannibal craft : the eaten body in the writings of Herman Melville and Margaret Atwood (Director: Michael Cowan)

Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz Campus

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Kirsten Johanna Buckendorf (MA 1988)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Book Buyer, Puget Consumer's Co-op

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Brooke Fredericksen (MA 1988)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Content Editor, Strong Mind

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Elizabeth Rosa Horan (PhD 1988)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Professor, English, Arizona State University

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Patricia L. MacKinnon (PhD 1988)

Dissertation/Thesis: The analogy of the body politic in St. Augustine, Dante, Petrarch, and Ariosto (Director: Robert M. Durling)

Lecturer Emerita, Comparative Literature, UC Davis

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James E Nolan (PhD 1988)

Dissertation/Thesis: Not Available (Director: Not Available)

Author, Translator

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Alfred Arteaga (PhD 1987)

Dissertation/Thesis: Language, Discourse, Sign: Reading Dialogisms in the Texts of Shakespeare, and SorJuana Ines de la Cruz (Director: Hayden White)

Professor, Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley

Poet

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Diane Jill Rayor (PhD 1987)

Dissertation/Thesis: Translating archaic Greek lyric poetry (Director: Schein)

Professor, Grand Valley State University

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Itsuki Yasuyoshi (PhD 1987)

Dissertation/Thesis: The Energeia of Hopkins; Poetry (Director: John O. Jordan)

Professor, Waseda University

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Lisa Magdalena Lowe (PhD 1986)

Dissertation/Thesis: French literary orientalism : representations of "others" in the texts of Montesquieu, Flaubert, and Kristeva (Director: Marta Morello-Frosch)

Samuel Knight Professor of American Studies, Yale University

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Robert Cary Mc Mahon (PhD 1985)

Dissertation/Thesis: Narcissus and the problem of interpretation : Dante's theory of reading in the Commedia (Director: Robert Durling)

Associate Professor, Louisiana State University

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Laurie Jean Churchill (PhD 1985)

Dissertation/Thesis: Chants democratic : the Native American poetics of Walt Whitman and Pablo Neruda (Director: Mary-Kay Gamel)

Faculty, New Mexico State University

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Mark Jeffry Dicks (PhD 1985)

Dissertation/Thesis:

READING IRONY (LITERATURE, VOLTAIRE, SWIFT, BROWNING) (Director: John O. Jordan)

Attorney, Hooper, Lundy, & Bookman

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Margaret Randolph Faurot (PhD 1985)

Dissertation/Thesis: The topographical imagination : vision and recantation in the poetry of Thomas Hardy (Director: John O. Jordan)

Retired Lecturer (Retired), UT College of Liberal Arts (Retired)

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Barbara Gottfried (PhD 1985)

Dissertation/Thesis: Sexual and Textual Politics in "Bleak House" and "Villette": Expanding the Parameters of Feminist Readings (Director: John O. Jordan)

Professor. Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studues, Boston University

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John Edward Kidd (PhD 1985)

Dissertation/Thesis: Joyce's debt to Rabelais (Director: John Halverson)

Director/Founder, James Joyce Research Center

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Paul Schreiber (PhD 1985)

Dissertation/Thesis: Sacramental Modes of Re-Entry

in the Fiction of Walker Percy (Director: Paul Skenazy)

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Leonard Celine (PhD 1984)

Dissertation/Thesis: Flora's Bargain: A Study of Gender Relations in the Poetry of Edmund Spenser (Director: Harry Berger, Jr.)

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Virginia Coe (PhD 1984)

Dissertation/Thesis: Happily Ever After: A Reading of Jane Austen's Novels (Director: Moore)

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Deborah Gimple (PhD 1984)

Dissertation/Thesis: Reader Theater as Literary Criticism: The Theory and the Application to Carson McCullers' "The Member of the Wedding" (Director: Moore)

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Patrick McGee (PhD 1984)

Dissertation/Thesis: Force and Style: On James

 Joyce's "Ulysses" (Director: Thomas A. Vogler)

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Laura Haigwood (PhD 1984)

Dissertation/Thesis: Eve's Daughters: The Subversive

in Feminine in Blake and Wordsworth (Director: John O. Jordan)

Professor of English, Saint Mary's College

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bell hooks (PhD 1983)

Dissertation/Thesis: Toni Morrison's Fiction: Keeping "A Hold on Life" (Director: Helene Moglen)

Author and Social

Activist, Distinguished Professor in Residence in Appalachian Studies, Berea College

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Rosalie  King (Phd 1983)

Dissertation/Thesis: Bee, Angels, Myth: Studies in H.D.'s Trilogy (Director: Priscilla Shaw)

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William Van Pelt  (PhD 1983)

Dissertation/Thesis: The Gates of Paradise: A Study of Images of Desire in the Poetry and Illustrations of William Blake  (Director: Thomas A. Vogler)

Associate Professor of English, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

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Lynn Woodbury (PhD 1983)

Dissertation/Thesis: Elizabeth Gaskell and the Victorian Outsider (Director: John O. Jordan)

Professor and Chair of English Department , Oakton Community College

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James  Young (PhD 1983)

Dissertation/Thesis: Writing and Re-writing the

Holocaust: Essays on the Nature of Holocaust Literature and its Critical Interpretation (Director: Murray Baumgarten)

Distinguished

University Professor Emeritus and Founding Director, Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies , Univeristy of Massachussetts, Amherst

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Stephen Kessler (MA 1969)

Dissertation/Thesis: (Not available)

Poet, Translator, Essayist