Position: Associate Professor, John Jay College, Dept. of English
Campus Affiliation: John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Degrees/Diplomas: PhD., University of Washington
Research Interests: British and German Romanticism, literature and philosophy, intellectual history, literary theory, literature and the visual arts, literature and ecology
Theory Group Field Specialization: Literary History, Criticism, and Theory
Chronological Period Specialization: The Romantic Movement
Mind’s World. Imagination and Subjectivity from Descartes to Romanticism. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2009.
Awarded the Jean-Pierre Barricelli prize for the best book published in Romanticism Studies in 2009 by the International Conference on Romanticism (ICR).
Ed. Im Prozeß der Kultur. Essays, Perspektiven und Entwürfe. Hamburg: Merus, 2008. (In the Process of Culture. Essays, Perspectives and Sketches; co-edited with Frank Madro.)
Editor-in-Chief of parapluie (http://parapluie.de), a German on-line journal dedicated to contemporary culture, literature, the arts, and philosophy.