Director of Institute for Research and Education on Women and Gender, University at Buffalo, 2011-17
Executive Director (interim), UB Humanities Institute, 2017-18
professor of English / American studies since 1990
Research focuses on literature and history of slavery, gender, race, and class, 18th c. to present, but esp. the Age of Revolution through the American Civil War


  • –present
    Professor, American Studies, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York


  • 1990 
    University of Minnesota, PhD, English