Victorian literature, nineteenth-century fiction, animal studies, horror and mystery fiction, masculinity studies, empire studies, film studies
Awards and Recognition
R.S. McLaughlin Fellowship 2019-2020
Ontario Graduate Scholarship 2017-2018
My doctoral research centers on representations of bugs and entomology in Victorian literature, particularly genre fiction. I explore the growing interest in natural history during the period and examine how creepy crawlies evoke terror in late-century horror and mystery fiction.
Genres and Forms