Ph.D. Student Profiles

5th Year

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Jessica Mattis Engebretson

PhD Student

Dissertation / Thesis Title

Sovereign Fictions: Self-Determination and the Literature of the Nigerian Civil War
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Olivia Rutigliano

PhD Student

Dissertation / Thesis Title

The Performing Detective: Investigation, Audience, and Acting in Victorian Entertainment

6th Year

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Elizabeth Louise Bowen

PhD Student

Dissertation / Thesis Title

Animal Abilities: Disability, Species Difference, and Aesthetic Innovation in the Long 20th Century
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Danielle Drees

PhD Student

Dissertation / Thesis Title

Staging Sleep: Sleep and Social Reproduction in Contemporary Performance
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Sierra Eckert

PhD Student

Dissertation / Thesis Title

The Victorian Novel and the Research Imagination, 1814-1914
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Will Glovinsky

PhD Student

Dissertation / Thesis Title

Unfeeling Empire: The Realist Novel in Imperial Britain
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Emily Kuntz

PhD Student

Dissertation / Thesis Title

Transformed Within and Without: The Performance of Religious Conversion in the Medieval and Early Modern Saint Play
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Montana Marie Ray

PhD Student

Dissertation / Thesis Title

Performance as Translation in the Americas, 1964-81

7th Year

On the Market
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Warren Kluber

PhD Student

Dissertation / Thesis Title

Theatre of Operations / Operating Theatre: Medical Dramaturgies in Anti-War Plays, 1918-2018
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Meadhbh McHugh

PhD Student

Dissertation / Thesis Title

Black Lyric: Trauma and Poetic Language in Contemporary Irish Drama
On the Market
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Buck Wanner

PhD Student

Dissertation / Thesis Title

Community in Transition: Downtown Dance in the 1990s