Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

Early American Literature; Academic and Research Writing; Genre Studies; Digital Humanities

Research areas

Early and Nineteenth-century American Literature and Culture; Book History and Print Culture; Cultural Geography; Material Culture; Spatial Humanities

Education

B.S. Secondary Education in Literature and History, Northwestern University, 2001
M.A. English Literature, University of Delaware, 2007
Ph.D. English and American Literature, New York University

Professional experience

Humanities Teacher, Avenues: The World School in New York City, NY, 2015-2017.

Memberships

C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists (C19); Society of Early Americanists (SEA); Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture (OIEAHC); Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing (SHARP); American Studies Association (ASA); Modern Language Association (MLA).

Contact

khighland@aus.edu
+971 6 515 2580