• B.A. UCLA, 2012 Comparative literature Middle Eastern and North African Studies
  • M.A. UCLA, 2014 Comparative literature

Field of Interest

British Romanticism; Arabic literature and culture; Translation studies; Literary and aesthetic theory; Philology, Orientalism and world literature; The long 19th century; Imperial culture Urban studies; Colonial and postcolonial theory


Arabic, French, and Spanish (reading)


  • CL 2AW. Survey of Literature: Antiquity to Middle Ages: Fall 2013, Fall 2014
  • CL 2BW. Survey of Literature: Middle Ages to 17th Century: Winter 2015
  • CL 2CW. Survey of Literature: Age of Enlightenment to 20th Century: Winter 2014, Spring 2014, Spring 2015,