Graduate Students

Brenna Casey

Instructional Staff, Grad Student

Phone: +1 919 684 4289

Brenna Casey is a doctoral candidate in the Departments of English and Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies.  Her work focuses on the intersection of literature and visual culture in the 19th and early 20th centuries. 

Matthew Omelsky


African and diasporic literature, film, music; phenomenology; time; French, Wolof, German languages.

Claire Ravenscroft


Claire Ravenscroft is a doctoral candidate in the English department with research and teaching interests in contemporary literature, energy and climate.

Kevin Spencer


The Realism vs modernism debates in relation to novels and drama; Continental philosophy; Ordinary Language Philosophy

Jessica Stark


Jessica Q. Stark is a PhD Candidate in English at Duke University, where she is studying the presence of community, collaboration, and popular culture across literary genres. Her dissertation project explores the intersections between modern to contemporary poetry and American comic books in... Full Profile »

Hannah VanderHart


Office Hours: By appointment

Early Modern - Currently working on the Sidneys.Courses taught: Intro to Creative Writing (Eng 110S) Teaching Spring 2017: Intro to Poetry (Eng 220S)