(On leave Fall 2021)
Education: B.A., Harvard (1994)
Ph.D., Yale (2000)
Interests: Poetry, especially 20th and 21st centuries; science fiction; literature and geography; contemporary writing; comics and graphic novels; literature alongside other arts.
Advice from the Lights (2017); The Poem Is You: 60 Contemporary American Poems and How to Read Them (2016); Belmont Poems (2013); Close Calls With Nonsense: Reading New Poetry (2008); The Forms of Youth: Adolescence and 20th-Century Poetry (2007); Parallel Play (2006); editor, Randall Jarrell on W. H. Auden (2005); “‘September 1, 1939 Revisited’ or, Poetry, Politics, and the Idea of the Public” (2003); Randall Jarrell and His Age (2002); Popular Music (1999).