• Born in Manila, Philippines, and raised since age two in New York City and a New York suburb. • B.A., French Literature with the premedical curriculum, Columbia College, Columbia University • Ph.D., English Literature, Princeton University • Published in scholarly journals, including the Keats-Shelley Journal, European Romantic Review, and the Bryn Mawr Review of Comparative Literature. "Return of the Cenci: Theaters of Trauma in Shelley and Artaud" forthcoming in the journal Comparative Literature. • Taught courses on British Romanticism, Psychoanalytic Theory, and George Eliot at Princeton, Bryn Mawr, and Swarthmore. At Columbia, teaches English literature, Literature Humanities, and Contemporary Civilization. • First job after college was at The Metropolitan Opera. • Enjoys theater and opera, tennis, swimming, food, and making French pastry.