- Awarded a SSHRC (Banting) Postdoctoral Fellowship, McMaster University (2011)
- Winner of the John Charles Polanyi Prize in Literature from the Ontario Council of Graduate Studies (2009)
- Awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship, McMaster University
"Caretakers/Caregivers: Economies of Affection in Alice Munro." Twentieth-Century Literature
"Moral Obligation, Disordered Care: The Ethics of Caregiving in Margaret Atwood's Moral Disorder
." Contemporary Literature
52. 2 (2011): forthcoming. Uncanny Subjects: Aging in Contemporary Narrative
. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2010.
“‘And then—’: Narrative Identity and Uncanny Aging in The Stone Angel
.” Canadian Literature
198 (Autumn 2008): 75-89.
“Haunting Physicality: Corpses, Cannibalism, and Carnality in Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace
.” University of Toronto Quarterly
75.2 (Spring 2006): 771-783.
“Jungle Creatures and Dancing Apes: Modern Primitivism and Nella Larsen’s Quicksand
.” Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature
38.2 (June 2005): 19-35.
“A Double-Edged Longing: Nostalgia, Melodrama, and Todd Hayne’s Far from Heaven
.” The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
5 (2004): 26-39.
Doctoral thesis: “Strangely Familiar: Uncanny Aging in Contemporary Literature and Film” Research and Teaching Interests
Canadian Literature; Contemporary Literature; Cinema Studies; Aging Studies; Ethics of Care.
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