Graduate Student Profiles

NameE-MailAreas of Interest
José Alfarojalfa011@ucr.eduTrans-temporal, Transamerican Literature; Queer Latinidades; Dance and Performance
Zanny Allportaallp001@ucr.eduAmerican literature and culture, queer and feminist theory, visual art, performance studies
Gabriela Almendarezgalme002@ucr.edu20th-century American literature, Latino/a and Chicano/a Literature, Queer studies, hybridity, border studies
Stina Atteberysatte001@ucr.eduBiopolitics, Indigenous Studies, Media and Technoculture
Allie Arendallie.arend@email.ucr.edu
Angelica Maria Barrazaangelica.barraza@email.ucr.eduContemporary Race-Critical Innovative Poetry, 20 & 21st Century Poetry, Queer Theory, Xicana & Border Studies, Avant Garde
Aaron Brownaaron.brown@email.ucr.edu
Paris Brownpbrow003@ucr.eduMid-20th-Century American Literature, Film Studies, Gender and Sexuality, Fashion Studies
Sarah Bucknersarah.buckner@email.ucr.edu
Miranda Butlermbutl003@ucr.edu19th-Century British Literature, Victorian Studies, Literature and Science, Science Fiction
Brittany Carlsonbrittany.carlson@email.ucr.eduVictorian literature, British modernism, History and Cultures of Mathematics and Science, Science Studies
Nancy Carranza ncarr007@ucr.edu20th and 21st century Asian American literature, postcolonial theory and neocolonialism/neoliberalism, inter- and multi-racial dynamics, narrative theory & spatial theory
Brandy J Lewisbrandy.lewis@email.ucr.eduAnimal studies, speculative fiction, cultural and media studies.
Kai Cheangkai.cheang@email.ucr.edu
Misha Choudhrymisha.choudhry@email.ucr.eduPostcolonial studies, Race and Islam, Contemporary American literature, Cultural Studies, Visual and Media Studies
Nicholas B. Clarknicholas.clark003@ucr.edu
Speculative Fiction, Cognitive Narratology and Poetics, Philosophy of Evolution and
Paleontology, Monstrosity, American Literature.
Ezekiel Cragoecrag001@ucr.eduScience Fiction, Film, “Post”-isms
Evan Duncanevan.duncan@email.ucr.edu
Tara Dybastara.dybas@email.ucr.eduGender and Horror in Early Modern Drama
Kirstoffer S. Ekrollkristoffer.ekroll@email.ucr.edu
Jeshua Enriquezjenri006@ucr.eduScience Fiction, 20th Century American Lit, Postmodernism, Cultural Studies
Taylor Evanstevan001@ucr.eduPost-War American Literature; 19th and 20th Century Science Fiction; Math, Science and Literature; Queer and Affect Theory; Postmodernism; Cultural Studies
Leslie Fernandez lfern010@ucr.eduAsian-American Literature, Science-Fiction, Postcolonial Theory and Posthumanism
Chris Fleischmancflei001@ucr.eduEarly Modern Literature; Performance Theory and Drama
Nicole K. Furtadonicole.furtado@email.ucr.edu
Mariam Galarritamgala007@ucr.eduEarly Modern literature; Classical through Contemporary Drama
Ian Galbraith igalb001@ucr.eduDigital and Technocultures, Video Game Studies, Visual and Media Cultures
Nolan Goetzingernolan.goetzinger@email.ucr.eduPostcolonialism, Environmental Humanities, Irish Studies, Indigenous Studies

Jekara N. Govanjekara.govan@email.ucr.edu
Mackenzie Greggmgreg003@ucr.eduVictorian Literature and Culture, Queer and Feminist Theory, Psychoanalysis
Kin Fai Haokinfai.hao@email.ucr.edu
Lauren Hammondlauren.hammond@email.ucr.edu
Graham HallInteriority and Exteriority, Class and Space, Race/Gender/Sexuality
Kathy Hardun  katherine.hardun@email.ucr.eduMedieval and Early Modern Literature, Sexuality, Queer Theory
Celeste Jackson celeste.jackson@email.ucr.eduNative American Literature, Poetry and Politics, Trauma Studies, Queer Studies, Eco-Criticism, Epistemic Injustices in Epistemology

Robyn Johnsonrobyn.johnson@email.ucr.eduNative American narratives, postmodern Native American literature, early American, manga, popular culture, young adult fiction, European folklore, Asian folklore, Shakespeare, domestic dramas
Amy D. Juarez amy.juarez@email.ucr.edu
Chelsea E. Keane chelsea.keane@email.ucr.eduMedieval and Early Modern Literature, Ecocriticism, Ecofeminism, Gender
Rudi Kraeherrkrae001@ucr.eduFilm and Visual Culture, 20th and 21st century US American and Latin American Literature
Brandy John Lewisbrandy.lewis@email.ucr.edu
Sarah Linesarah.line@email.ucr.edu
Hannah Manshelhannah.manshel@email.ucr.eduAmerican literature before 1900, African-American literature, legal studies
Jasmine A. Moorejasmine.moore001@email.ucr.eduAfrican-American Literature, Afrofuturism, Afrodiaspora, Postcolonialism, Speculative Fiction
Addison Palaciosapala004@ucr.edu20th Century American Literature, Modernism, Marxism
Aran Parkaran.park@email.ucr.eduNineteenth-century British Poetry and Culture
Heejoo Parkheejoo.park@email.ucr.edu20th & 21st Century American Literature, Asian American Literature, Latina/o Literature
Grant Palmergpalm002@ucr.eduContemporary American literature, African American literature, biopolitics, race, queer theory, and technology
Josh Pearsonjpear004@ucr.eduScience Fiction, Gender Studies, Marxist Theory, 20th-Century American
Joshua J. Prindlejoshua.prindle@email.ucr.eduVictorian Literature, Medicine, Drug Use and Culture

Kayleigh Quartermankayleigh.quarterman@email.ucr.edu
Christopher Queencquee001@ucr.eduMiddle English Literature, Gender Theory, Queer Theory, Spatial Theory, the Pearl Poet, the Medieval City
Lisa Ramapuramlisa.ramapuram@email.ucr.edu
Amanda L. Riggleamanda.riggle@email.ucr.edu Early Modern English Drama, Modernity, Marxism, Feminist, Poststructuralism

Aaron Robertsarobe012@ucr.edu Biopolitics, Colonialism/Postcolonialism
Rusty Rustrusty.rust@email.ucr.edu
Ikuno Saikiikuno.saiki@ucr.edu
Kameron Sanzoksanz001@ucr.eduScience Studies and Cultures of Science, History of Science, Literature and Science, Posthumanism, Nineteenth-Century British Literature, Science Fiction
Courtney Naum Scurocourtney.scuro@email.ucr.eduEarly Modern Literature, Time, Theories of History, Material Print Culture, Queer Studies, Shakespeare in Performance
Gnei Soraya Zarook gzaro001@ucr.eduSri Lankan / South Asian Anglophone literature, Sri Lankan / South Asian American literature, the Sri Lankan civil war, trauma theory, postcolonial studies, feminist studies, diaspora studies
Chelsea Rae Silvacsilv008@ucr.eduMedieval English Literature, Manuscript Studies, Material Culture
Kali Simmonsksimm006@ucr.edu Indigenous Feminisms, Genre Studies, Film and Visual Culture, Theories of Monstrosity and Spectrality
David Siglosdavid.siglos@email.ucr.edu
Kristen Skyjonsbykristen.skjonsby@email.ucr.edu
Ryan D. Sullivanrsull001@ucr.edu American Poetry and Poetics, Lyric Theory, Queer Theory, Queer Pedagogy
Miranda Steegemiranda.steege@email.ucr.edu
Summer C. Suttonsummer.sutton@email.ucr.edu Posthumanism, Science Fiction, Feminist Science Studies, Critical Race Studies, Indigenous Studies

Stefan Torralbastefan.torralba@email.ucr.eduDigital media studies, cinema studies, critical race, queer of color theory, Asian American studies
Daniel Valenciadvale007@ucr.eduScience Fiction, Chicano Literature and Culture, Media Studies
Felix Vargasfelix.vargas@email.ucr.edu
Preston Waltrippreston.waltrip@email.ucr.edu21st century historical fiction, U.S. Latina/o studies, hemispheric American studies, biopolitical theory.
Leah Washburnleah.washburn@email.ucr.eduGender studies, Contemporary Literature, Film and Media Studies

Sang-Keun Yoo syoo015@ucr.edu20th century American Science Fiction, Asian American Literature, Postcolonialism, Posthumanism, Korean Studies
Students on Leave
Eric Atkinsoneatki004@ucr.eduAfrican American Literature, Griot Studies, Comic books, SF, and Young Adult Fiction
Jennifer Avilajavil013@ucr.eduSports Studies, U.S. Latina/o and Chicana/o Literature, 20th-century American Literature
Lisa Brown Jalozalbrow008@ucr.edu20th-Century–Contemporary American Literature, Scottish Literature, Media Studies
Cyra Emerycemer002@ucr.eduEarly Modern Literature, History of Medicine, History of Science, Rhetoric
Jennie Friedrichjfrie005@ucr.eduManuscript Studies, Postcolonial Theory, Medieval Travel Literature
Laura Fusselllfuss001@ucr.eduNative American Studies; Trauma Studies; Indigenous Studies; 20th- and 21st- Century American Literature, Film, and Culture
Morgann Havig mhavi001@ucr.eduEarly Modern Literature; Shakespeare Studies; Restoration Literature; Disability Studies
Tracy Zuniga tzuni001@ucr.eduVisual Art and Media Studies, Chicana/o Cultural Studies, 20th Century and Contemporary American Literature

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