Areas of expertise: 18th-20th century German literature, aesthetic theory, conceptions of family, gender studies, psychoanalysis, feminism, Lessing, Goethe, Moritz, Kleist, Hoffmann, Poe, Kafka, Freud, Kristeva, and Foucault.
Areas of expertise: Northern medieval literatures and languages (Old and Middle English, Middle Welsh, Old French), linguistics, poetic structure; Celtic Studies; Film Studies; Monster Theory; Creative Writing.
Areas of expertise: 19th and 20th Century American Literature, Critical Theory, and Cultural Studies
Areas of expertise: Publishing, Translated Literature
Areas of expertise: American literature to 1900, rise of the novel, the literary history of race, American sentimentalism, transatlantic theories of the aesthetic