Graduate Students

Devin Buckley

Devin Buckley

Student

devin.buckley@duke.edu

Interests: Romanticism, Aesthetics, German Idealism, Phenomenology, Philosophical theology

James Draney

James Draney

Student

james.draney@duke.edu

20th and 21st century anglophone and American literatures; Marxism; media studies; phenomenology; history of the novel; philosophy and literature

Claire Ravenscroft

Claire Ravenscroft

Student

claire.ravenscroft@duke.edu

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

Kevin Spencer

Kevin Spencer

Student

kevin.spencer@duke.edu

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

Michelle Sroka

Michelle Sroka

Student

michelle.sroka@duke.edu

I'm currently writing about labor and working-class poetry during the Romantic period, roughly 1780-1820. In the past, I've taught courses on British Romantic poetry and prose, creative nonfiction writing, and the concept of the anti-hero in literature and film. 

Jessica Stark

Jessica Stark

Student

jessica.quick@duke.edu

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

Hannah VanderHart

Student

Office Hours: By appointment

hannah.vanderhart@duke.edu

Early Modern Studies. I work on gender and collaborative poetics in the seventeenth century, specifically the poetry of Philip and Mary Sidney, Aemilia Lanyer, Katherine Philips and Mary, Lady Chudleigh.