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Mila Argueta

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Student
Sarah Bari

Sarah Bari

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
Kassie Baron

Kassie Baron

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
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Caelainn Barr

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
Sarah Barringer

Sarah Barringer

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
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Hannah Bonner

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
Hannah Bonner is a current creative nonfiction MFA student at the University of Iowa. She has an MA in Film Studies from the University of Iowa and a BA in English & Creative Writing from UNC-Chapel Hill. 
 Margaret Bowlin

Margaret Bowlin

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Sydnee Brown

Sydnee Brown

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Annie Burkhart

Annie Burkhart

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Annie Burkhart (she/her) is a PhD candidate in English at the University of Iowa and a General Education Literature (GEL) instructor. Annie studies gender and sexuality in Victorian and fin de siècle culture, aiming to uncover queer influences in the literature of the period.
Torie Burns

Torie Burns

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Torie Burns is a PhD candidate studying American literature from 1900 to the present, with an eye toward digital applications for the humanities. 
Sabrina Bustamante

Sabrina Bustamante

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
Maria Capecchi

Maria Capecchi

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Maria Capecchi  (she/her) is an English Ph.D. candidate and General Education Literature (GEL) instructor at the University of Iowa, where she studies early modern poetry and drama, with additional concentrations in performance, book studies, and critical race theory. Maria’s research includes cross-disciplinary work with the UI Department of Theatre Arts and with the UI Center for the Book, where she has earned a graduate certificate.
Connie Chen

Connie Chen

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
Connie Chen is a nonfiction writer and visual artist undressing divine flesh in objected, abjected, and rejected bodies. She engages the intersections of psychoanalysis, queer and feminist theory, disability studies, Christian theology, and critical theory in her work.
Jamie Chen

Jamie Chen

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
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Caroline Cheung

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Caroline Cheung is a PhD Candidate in English with a graduate certificate in Gender, Women’s, & Sexuality Studies. She works at the intersections of women of color feminisms, theories of state violence, transformative justice and prison abolitionism.
Tove Conway

Tove Conway

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Tove Conway is a PhD candidate in the English Department at the University of Iowa. Her scholarship focuses on the role of women in modernist culture and explores representations of the natural world in literature and visual art.
Sophia Craig

Sophia Craig

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Student
Sophia Craig is a first-year English Ph.D. student interested in 19/20th century American Literature, the theory of psychoanalysis, and Book studies.
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Rajorshi Das

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Rajorshi Das is a PhD candidate in English with a certificate in Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies (GWSS). They study contemporary liberal queer narratives emerging out of India across print and digital platforms.
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Camille Davis

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Camille Davis (she/they) is a PhD student in the English Department at the University of Iowa. They are specializing in international poetic communities with a focus on network theory and book history.
Kyler Dill

Kyler Dill

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Jomil Ebro

Jomil Ebro

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Isaac Engelberg

Isaac Engelberg

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
Bryanne Estes

Bryanne Estes

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
 Rebecca Flowers

Rebecca Flowers

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
Joshua Foley

Joshua Foley

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
 Richard Frailing

Richard Frailing

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
Sarah Frank

Sarah Frank

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Student
Kyra Goldstein

Kyra Goldstein

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
 Carolyn Gonzalez

Carolyn Gonzalez

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Riley Hanick

Riley Hanick

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Matthew Helm

Matthew Helm

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Matthew Helm is a PhD candidate in English studying 20th-21st century American literature. His dissertation explores questions related to media technology and the archive in the works of Christopher Isherwood, John Rechy, Audre Lorde, Andrea Lawlor, Harvey Fierstein, and Tony Kushner.
Conor Hilton

Conor Hilton

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Conor Hilton is a PhD candidate in English at the University of Iowa, where he’s currently a General Education Literature (GEL) instructor, and a tutor in the Writing Center.
 Ivo Ivanoff

Ivo Ivanoff

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Ivo Ivanoff is an English Ph.D. candidate and General Education Literature (GEL) instructor at the University of Iowa, where he studies Victorian and British modernist fiction, with additional concentrations in narrative and the self.
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Spencer Jones

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
Spencer Jones is an MFA candidate in the Nonfiction Writing Program. Her writing has appeared in Porter House Review and Relief: A Journal of Art & Faith and she has essays forthcoming in Black Warrior Review, Arts & Letters, and The Los Angeles Review of Books.
Liv Kane

Liv Kane

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
Liv Kane is a nonfiction writer and filmmaker interested in exploring the intersections between community storytelling and ecology. She served as the inaugural Writer-in-Residence at the San Antonio Public Library and received the New York Life Award for her work in 2019.
Aidan Kendrick

Aidan Kendrick

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Student
Sarah Khatry

Sarah Khatry

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
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Stephanie Krzywonos

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
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Allana Lopez

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Student
Tianyu (Matt) Ma

Tianyu (Matt) Ma

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Pedro Martinez

Pedro Martinez

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Maddie Matsubara

Maddie Matsubara

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Student
Catherine McCourt

Catherine McCourt

Title/Position
MA Graduate Student
Maddison McGann

Maddison McGann

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Maddison McGann is an English Ph.D. candidate who works on 19th-century British literature, environmental humanities, narrative theory, and the novel. Her other areas of interest include Victorian reviewing and print culture.
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Alyssah Morrison

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
Grace Morse

Grace Morse

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
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Darryl Moton

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
David Munn Carstensen

David Munn Carstensen

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Student
Logan Naylor

Logan Naylor

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
Mishma Nixon

Mishma Nixon

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
Mofiyinfoluwa (Fi) Okupe

Mofiyinfoluwa (Fi) Okupe

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
Kaden St. Onge

Kaden St. Onge

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Aaron Pang

Aaron Pang

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
Adelina Pineda Canganelli

Adelina Pineda Canganelli

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Student
Katie Randazzo

Katie Randazzo

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Paul Schmitt

Paul Schmitt

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Jennie Sekanics

Jennie Sekanics

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Student
Jennie Sekanics is an English Ph.D. scholar and TA for Foundations of English at the University of Iowa, where she studies twentieth and twenty first century fiction, feminist theory, and trauma studies.
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Heidie Senseman

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
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Kathleen Shaughnessy

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Kathleen Shaughnessy is an English Ph.D. candidate who works on themes of the gothic and medical science in 19th-century British literature.
Bela Shayevich

Bela Shayevich

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
Jenny Singer

Jenny Singer

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
Alyssa (Adare) Smith

Alyssa (Adare) Smith

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Meredith Stabel

Meredith Stabel

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Meredith Stabel is a PhD candidate in English studying American literature from 1865 to the present. She has also earned the Graduate Certificate in Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies. Her interests include Southern diasporic literature and African American literature, with a particular focus on parenthood—or the lack thereof—as a locus of violence and historical weight.
 Bronwyn Stewart

Bronwyn Stewart

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
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Darius Stewart

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Darius Stewart is a Lulu “Merle” Johnson Fellow and PhD student in English Literary Studies with a Graduate Certificate in African American Studies, specializing in African American Literature and Culture from 1831 to the present, while also pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies.
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Cary Stough

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Student
Martha Strawbridge

Martha Strawbridge

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
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Aileen Tierney

Title/Position
PhD Candidate
Aileen Tierney is a PhD candidate in English at the University of Iowa. She studies avant-garde/experimental literature of the 20th-21st century with an emphasis on the emergent methodologies of the digital humanities.
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Thelma Trujillo

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Thelma Trujillo is a writer and educator from La Villita, Chicago. She holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters in Literary and Cultural Studies from Illinois State University.
James Harris Wheless

James Harris Wheless

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
Bambi Whitaker

Bambi Whitaker

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Ellie White

Ellie White

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Student
Ellie White is a first-year Ph.D. student and Teaching Assistant at the University of Iowa, where she intends to study Victorian literature and transnational coming-of-age novels.
Spencer Wilkins

Spencer Wilkins

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
Alexus Williams

Alexus Williams

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Student
Alexus Williams is a PhD student in English and Lulu “Merle” Johnson Fellow at the University of Iowa. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology, Outdoor Conservation, and English from Mount Mercy University and a Master of Arts in English from University of Northern Iowa.
Adam Witte

Adam Witte

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
Ergisa  Xhuveli

Ergisa Xhuveli

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student
PJ Zaborowski

PJ Zaborowski

Title/Position
PhD Graduate Candidate
Shigraf Zahbi

Shigraf Zahbi

Title/Position
MFA Nonfiction Graduate Student