Ph.D. Stanford University 1993
Research/Interests: 19th-20th century literatures of Latin America and the United States. Literary and critical theory.
Ph.D. University of Texas Austin 1998
Research/Interests: Iranian diaspora studies, US ethnic literature, global and comparative literature, literature and film of migration, exile, and diaspora, Middle East Studies.
Ph.D. Columbia University 2005
Research/Interests: Comparative Medieval European Literature; Medieval Europe and the Islamic world; Premodern Travel and Ethnographic literature; Medieval Translatio/n and Adaptation; Medievalism; Contemporary literary theory.
Ph.D. Yale University 1982
Research/Interests: 18th-20th century fiction (France, Britain, U.S.). Feminist theory and criticism. Women's literature. Literary theory. Narrative theory. Science fiction and utopias.
Ph.D. University of California Berkeley 2009
Research/Interests: Ethics, history of criticism, metafiction, and literary theories in 19th, 20th and 21st century. Japanese, U.S., and British literary traditions.
Ph.D. University of California Irvine 1997
Research/Interests: Classical literature, Modern Literature; Proust, Sebald, Bolaño; literary theory, psychoanalysis, ecocriticism.
M.A. San Francisco State University 2003
Ph.D. Stanford University 2013
Research/Interests: Modernism; World Literature; Composition; Gothic and Fantastic Literature; literary theory; film and film theory.