academic work



ENG-308 Nonfiction Workshop

  • Nonfiction Portfolio of nine essays.

ENG-325 African-American Fiction and Film

  • The Maternal and the Masculine: Expressing Gender Under The “Tragic Mulatto” Trope in Iola Leroy and Clotel

  • Gender and Race in Nella Larsen’s Passing and James Weldon Johnson’s The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

  • Gender, Sexuality, and The Semi-Autobiographical Narrative in James Baldwin’s Go Tell It On The Mountain and Ann Petry’s The Street

ENG-202 Intro to Poetry Writing

  • Review of Ocean Vuong’s collection Night Sky With Exit Wounds
  • Poetry portfolio

ENG-235 Human & the Divine in World Literature

  • “This Stubborn Will To Believe”: Anabaptist Faith in Kasdorf’s Sleeping Preacher
  • (500) Days of Mesopotamian Theology: the Portrayal of Women, the Human and the Divine, and the Trope of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl in Gilgamesh


ENG-200 Intro to Nonfiction Writing

  • Storify on Crisis Text Line
  • Personal Essay on Crisis Text Line – Navigating Psychic Pain in a Digital Age
  • Personal Memoir
  • Personal Essay – Blood Capsules
  • Another Brooklyn: Authors discuss diversity, gender, and friendship at book festival

ENG-224 Queer Literature


ENG-230 Intro to Film Studies

  • Nonlinear Narrative in (500) Days of Summer