My research interests include philosophies of embodiment, British, Irish and European (comparative) modernism and contemporary world literature, both Anglophone and in translation. My current research examines the influence of 20th-century French philosophy on the work of Samuel Beckett. Specifically, I engage phenomenology to explore how the physical body – especially in relation to its environment – suggests alternative forms of subjective agency. I’ve held fellowships and visiting lectureships in France, the UK, the US and Spain, and I studied fiction at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where I won a Whited Fellowship in creative writing. For 2018-2019, I am Visiting Assistant Professor at the American University of Paris, where I teach Comparative Literature and Creative Writing.