- Acting Deputy Executive Officer for Placement and Professor, English
- Irish studies
- 20th century and contemporary British literature
- Scottish literature
- narrative theory
- working-class fiction
- class studies
- literature and economics
- mystery fiction
- US/Irish cultural interactions
- chair, Columbia U. Seminar in Irish Studies
- Ph.D., Columbia University
- Broken Irelands: Literary Form in Post-Crash Irish Fiction. Syracuse UP, 2022.
- “Embodiment, Abstraction, and Hidden Reproductive History. Éire-Ireland 35.3-4 (Fall/Winter 2021), 130-158.
- “Parma Violets and Pince-Nez: Dorothy Sayers’s Meritocracy.” CLUES: A Journal of Detection 37.2 (Fall 2019), 71-82.
- “Things Unexploded—The Aesthetics Of Social Risk In Two Post-Boom Irish Novels.” boundary2 45.1 (February 2018) 181-200.
- “Reshaping Well-worn Genres: Novels of Progress and Precarity 1960-1998.” In A History of Irish Working Class Literature. Ed. Michael Pierse. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2017. 303-317.
- “ ‘no difference between the different kinds of yesterday:’ The Neoliberal Present in The Green Road, The Devil I Know, and The Lives of Women.” LIT: Literature, Interpretation, Theory 28.1 (February 2017) 34-54.
- “Representations of Collectivism and the Thatcher Years.” Twentieth-Century Literature 62.3 (September 2016). 309-336.
- “Greengos: Contemporary Irish Constructions of Latin America.” Where Motley is Worn: Transnational Irish Literature, ed. Moira Casey and Amanda Tucker. Cork: Cork UP, 2014. 43-64.
- “How late it was, how late and Literary Value.” Edinburgh Companion to James Kelman, ed. Scott Hames. Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 2010. 20-30.
- Narratives of Class in New Irish and Scottish Literature: From Joyce to Kelman, Doyle, Galloway, and McNamee. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
- Introduction to Doctoral Studies in English (Fall 2022)
- Cheap Aesthetics (Fall 2021)