Steven Gonzagowski (B.A. English Literature, Northeastern University, and M.A. Comparative Literature, Darthmouth College)

Research Interests: Lusophone and Hispanic literature, psychoanalytical approaches to literature, masculinity and gender studies, travel narratives.

Yu-I Yvette Hsieh (B.A. Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University, and M.C.I.S., Rutgers University)

Research Interests: Science fiction, history of science, critical theory, East Asian popular culture, Gothic literature, queer modernism.

Matthew Mangold (B.A. St. John’s College, Annapolis, MD and Certificate of Russian Studies, St. Petersburg State University)

Chekhov and nineteenth-century Russian literature, literary and critical theory, environmental humanities, literature and medicine, film studies.

Liesl Owens (B.S. Biology, Juniata College and M.A. Spanish, Temple University)

Research Interests: Contemporary Caribbean literature, historical fiction, post-colonialism, globalization, early modern dictionaries.

Louis Segura (B.A. Literary Studies, U.C. Santa Cruz)

Research Interests:  The politics of witnessing and literary representations of trauma, philosophy of language, narrative theory, Holocaust literature, nineteenth-century French poetry, Latin American Jewish studies.


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