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Curriculum Vitae

Academic Appointments
Associate Fellowship. Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick, 2014-present.

Early Career Fellowship. Institute of Advanced Study, University of Warwick, 2013-2014.

Education
PhD in English and Comparative Literary Studies. University of Warwick, 2010-2013. Dissertation: 'Fredric Jameson and the Art of Modernism'. Supervised by Professor Neil Lazarus and Professor Thomas Docherty.

MSc: Literature and Modernity: 1900 to the Present (with distinction). University of Edinburgh, 2008-2009.

BA Hons. in English and Comparative Literary Studies (first class). University of Warwick, 2005-2008.

Publications
Books
Cultures of Uneven and Combined Development. Editor. Contracted with Brill’s Historical Materialism Book Series, 2016.

Late Jameson: Modernity, Subjectivity, and the World Literary Imagination. Under development.

Articles and book chapters

• “Jameson among the Contras: Third World Culture, Neoliberal Globalization, and the Latin American Connection”. Mediations: Journal of the Marxist Literary Group. 29.1 (2015): 43-67.

• “‘Days of Begging, Days of Theft’: The Philosophy of Work in Blood Meridian”. The Cormac McCarthy Journal. Forthcoming 2016.

• “Fredric Jameson and World Literature: from World Systems Theory to Uneven and Combined Development”. In Cultures of Uneven and Combined Development. Contracted with Brill’s Historical Materialism Book Series, 2016.

• "'He Could Not Call to Mind his Father's Face': Oedipal Collapse and American Literary Decline in Cormac McCarthy's Border Trilogy". Under Review.

Conference Papers

"Fredric Jameson and World Literature: From World Systems Theory to Uneven and Combined Development". Twelfth Annual Historical Materialism Conference. SOAS, London. 5-8 November 2015.

• “‘Days of Begging, Days of Theft’: The Philosophy of Work in Blood Meridian”. American Literature Association Symposium: God and the American Writer. San Antonio, Texas USA. 26-28 February 2015.

• “Marxism and Allegory: the Marxist hermeneutics of Walter Benjamin and Fredric Jameson”. Allegory Studies? University of Warwick. 7 November 2013.

• “Fredric Jameson and modernism: bad faith and epistemological breaks”. British Association of Modernist Studies: New Work in Modernist Studies. University of London. 3 December 2011.

Event Organisation
Cultures of Uneven and Combined Development. June 2014. Co-organizer of this large interdisciplinary conference held at the University of Warwick.

Postgraduate Arts Faculty Seminar Series. 2011-2013. Headed the organizing committee for two years.

Teaching
First year undergraduate
• Modern World Literatures. Seminar tutor and lecturer 2011 to present.

• Modes of Reading. Seminar tutor 2013 to present.

Honours level undergraduate
Explorations in Critical Theory and Cultural Studies. Seminar tutor 2014 to present.

Literary and Cultural Theory. Seminar tutor and lecturer 2012 to present.

Other teaching experience
An Introduction to World Literary Systems. A-level outreach project, voluntary tutor and syllabus co-ordinator, 2012.

Awards and Qualifications
Higher Education Academy. Associate Fellowship. April 2014.

Introduction to Academic Professional Practice. University of Warwick, December 2012.

Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence. Nominee 2013 and 2015.

Funding
AHRC Doctoral Award, University of Warwick. 2010-2013. £50,000.

Early Career Fellowship, Institute of Advanced Study, University of Warwick. 2013-2014. £6000.

Cultures of Uneven and Combined Development. June 2014. Total funding of £1700 from Warwick’s Humanities Research Centre, an Institute of Advanced Study conference award, and the departments of English, Sociology and Politics.

Postgraduate Arts Faculty Seminar Series. 2011-2013. Total funding of £600 from Warwick’s Humanities Research Centre and departments of English, Italian and History.

American Literature Symposium: God and the American Writer. February 2015. Total funding of £450 from the Department of English and a Humanities Research Fund conference grant towards travel and accommodation costs.