Academic Employment:

2013-2017

Chair, Program in Gender and Women’s Studies.

Pomona College.

2011-present

Associate Professor of English and the
Program in Gender and Women’s Studies.

Pomona College.

2008-2011

Chair, Program in Gender and Women’s Studies.

Pomona College.

2004-2011

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track. Joint Appointment in Department of English and the Program in Gender and Women’s Studies.

Pomona College.

 

 

Education:

2004

Stanford University. M.A.,
Ph.D. Program in Modern Thought and Literature.

Committee: Arnold Rampersad, Estelle Freedman, Sianne Ngai, Linda Hutcheon.

1998

University of Toronto. M.A., English.

 

1996

York University. B.A.,
Specialized Honours, Magna Cum Laude, English.

 

 

Selected Awards, Fellowships
& Grants:

2017-2018

American Council of Learned Societies
Burkhardt Fellowship for Recently Tenured Faculty.

Residency Site: Princeton University Department of English/American Studies.
(Postponed for one year).

2016

Wig Distinguished Teaching Award.

Pomona College.

2015

Queer Faculty Teacher and Mentor of the Year.

Claremont Colleges.

2012-2013

Charles Warren Center for American History
at Harvard University, Faculty Fellow.

Seminar in “Everyday Life: Textures of the Ordinary, the Persistent, the Repeated.”

2013

Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize.

American Studies Association.

2013

Best Book.

Association for the Study of Food and Society.

2012

Queer Faculty Teacher and Mentor of the Year.

Claremont Colleges.

2004-2017

Internal Grants for Travel, Research,
Sabbatical and Publication Subventions.

Pomona College.

2007-2008

Visiting Scholar.

Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Stanford University.

2007

National Endowment for the
Humanities Sabbatical Grant (Internal Award).

 

2005-2006

Mellon Foundation Faculty Partnership Grant with Professor
Amy Bentley of the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies.

New York University.

2005

Queer Faculty Teacher and Mentor of the Year.

Claremont Colleges.

2004

Stanford Humanities Center Dissertation Fellowship

 

.

(Declined).

2003-2004

Dissertation Fellowship.

Stanford University Institute for Research on Women and Gender.

2003-2004

Mrs. Giles Whiting Dissertation Fellowship.

 

2003-2004

Research Institute for the Center for Studies
in Race and Ethnicity Dissertation Fellowship.

 

 

Colloquia & Conferences:

2018

Co-Convener with Tavia Nyong'o. In/Civility. C19: Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists.

 

2016

Convener: Roundtable in Honor of Sylvia Wynter.
Committee on Gender and Sexuality Studies. American Studies Association.

 

2013

Co-convener with Robin Bernstein (Harvard University) for
Working Session of the American Society for Theatre Research.

“Everyday Life.” Houston, Texas, November 2013.

2012

Co-convener with Robin Bernstein (Harvard University) for
Working Session of the American Society for Theatre Research.

“Everyday Life.” Nashville, Tennessee. November 1-4, 2012.

2012

Holmes Memorial Lecture 2012: Sianne Ngai.

Pomona College.

2012

As Yet Unnamed: Queer Theories and the Nineteenth Century.

March 2-3. Speakers: Dana Luciano, Uri McMillan, Heather Love, Jennifer Doyle, Mark Rifkin, Sarah Mesle, Rodrigo Lazo, Kyla Schuller, Molly McGarry, Chris Looby, Jordan Alexander Stein, Heather Lukes, Aaron Kunin, Jesse Aleman, Cynthia Wu, Chris Guzaitis, Gustavus Stadler, Elizabeth Freeman, Peter Coviello, Karen Tongson.

2010-2011

Fear of A Feminist Planet: Global and Indigenous Feminisms
Gender and Women Studies Speaker Series 2010-2011
.

Speakers: Andrea Smith, Svati Shah, Sherene Hafez, Piya Chatterjee, Aisha Finch, Mishuana Goeman.