Doctoral supervision

Projects are invited in the following domains:

American literature and culture, especially:

19th and 20th century literature

Gender studies, feminism, queer theory

African American literature and culture

American Gothic, Fantastic or Science Fiction

Popular Culture or Media Studies

Vietnam War, War Literature, War and Film

Eco-criticism, Environmental Issues, Eco-Gothic and Eco-Utopia


Doctoral Thesis Recently Completed

2017 Roxane Hughes, Ambivalent Orientalism: Footbinding in Chinese American Literature and Art

2017 Isis Giraldo, Contemporary Fantasies of the Colombian Nation: Beauty, Citizenship and Sex

2013 Joanne Chassot, Ghosts in Contemporary African Diasporic Literature: Re-visioning History, Memory and Identity


Current Doctoral Theses in Preparation

  • James Dawson, David Foster Wallace and Alienation.
  • Cécile Heim, Native American Crime Fiction. Dir. Prof. Agnieszka Soltysik.
  • Audrey Loetscher, Environmental Policy and National Identity: A Contemporary Genealogy of the US’s Culture of Unsustainability