Graduate Student News

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Awards and Achievements

Tara Strade and Shaun Nowicki won the Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence

Congratulations to MA student Shaun Nowicki and PhD student Kaitlyn Henry on being accepted to the week-long Orientation to Research Methods and Agendas skills course this summer at the Folger Shakespeare Library in DC! Sojung Yang, a PhD student, is doing the Yearlong Dissertation Seminar there in 2019-2020.

Claire Nashar and Amy Greer have won the Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching Award, awarded by the Graduate School.


Opler-Doubrava Fifth-Year Fellowships

Woody Brown, “Finding is the First Act: Nineteenth-Century American Literature and the Discourse of Science”

Dipanjan Maitra, “Built with Glue and Clippings: Modernist Collaboration and the Press-Cutting Bureau”

Adam Mitts, “In the Grain of Illness: AIDS, Biopolitics, and Queer Community”

Jiwon Oh m, “Recycling the Middle Ages: Inventing the Roots through Fantasy Literature”

Humanities Institute Advanced PhD Fellowship

 Allison Cardon, “Without Property: Injury, Rights, and Injustice in Eighteenth-Century Literature”

CAS Dissertation Fellowship

Ryan Sheldon, “Figures of Quantification: Form, Rhetoric, and Numerical Representation in Eighteenth-Century British Literature and Philosophy” 

Humanities New York / HI Public Humanities Fellowship

Caitlin McIntyre, “Re:Seed Buffalo: Haudenosaunee Resilience and the Anthropocene” 

Mellon / ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Claire Nashar, “Bad Translator: Experimental Translation in New North American Poetry”

riverrun Research Fellowships

Adam Mitts (Fales Library and Special Collection at New York University)

Jiwon Oh m (Raynor Memorial Library at Marquette University)

Jake Sanders (Library of Congress)

Corey Zielinski (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale)

Job Placements

Full-Time Positions and Postdocs

Brandon Boudreault (Instructor, Kennebec Valley Community College)

Seth Cosimini (Lecturer in American Literature, University of Nevada, Reno)

James Godley (Fellow, Dartmouth Society of Fellows)

David Hadbawnik (Visiting Assistant Professor, U. Wisconsin, Eau Claire)

Jeremy Lakoff (Professor of Instruction, University of Tampa)

Jesse Miller (Postdoctoral Fellow of Literature and Medical Humanities, UCSB)

Tenure-Track Positions

Michael Flatt (Assistant Professor, English,
High Point University)

Joshua Lam (Assistant Professor, English,
Michigan State University)

Additional Positions

Joh n Hyland (Teacher of English, Berkshire School in Massachusetts)