Associate Professor; Director of American Studies. Storrs.
Specialties: 20th-Century American literature, American studies, ethnic studies, the novel, popular culture, working class literature, political economy, U.S. empire, and social class and racial formation.
Recent Publication: Haunted by Hitler: Liberals, the Left, and the Fight Against Fascism in the United States (forthcoming from University of Massachusetts Press, December 2014).
Current Research: Convergence of neoliberal temporality, narratives of economic development, and imperialism in contemporary U. S. culture.
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