Month: June 2018

Rachel Nolan to University of Manchester, UK

Rachel Nolan has secured a 1-year Research Fellowship followed by 3-year Fixed-Term Lectureship at the University of Manchester.  The Lecturer role in the UK is equivalent to Assistant Professor in the US so this can be seen as a 4-year Visiting Assistant Professorship with a focus on research during the first year.

Congratulations, Rachel!

Sara Austin’s Dissertation Defense

Sara Austin’s Dissertation Defense is scheduled for Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 12:30 pm in AUST 217, Stern Lounge. Interested members of the faculty and graduate students are invited to attend.

THESIS TITLE: “The Evolution of Monsters in Contemporary American Children’s and Young Adult Literature”


Major Advisor: Victoria F. Smith

Associate Advisor: Kate Capshaw

Associate Advisor: Anna Mae Duane

Associate Advisor: Dawn Heinkein


Outside Representative: Nancy Naples