Placement Record of Former Graduate Students
|Name||Degree Conferred||Dissertation Director||Placement|
|Ammirati, Megan||June 2018||Xiaomei Chen||Visiting Researcher and Translator at Nanjing University School of Arts and Institute of Advanced Studies|
|Batarseh, Amanda||June 2018||Noha Radwan||University of California President's Postdoctoral Fellow|
|Zhang, Zhen||June 2018||Sheldon Lu||Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Arts, Beijing University|
|Le Gall-Scoville, Cloe||August 2017||Kari Lokke||Coordinator, Student Academic Success Center, University of California, Davis|
|Saberi-Najafi, Navid||June 2017||Jocelyn Sharlet||Lecturer in Persian, University of California, Davis|
|Strobach, Natalie||December 2015||Juliana Schiesari and Peggy Kamuf||Director of Undergraduate Research and Director of the Humanities Collaboratory for the Krieger Schools of Arts and Sciences at Johns Hopkins University|
|Graziano, Michael||December 2015||Emilio Bejel||Grants and Contracts Analyst and Instructor, Johns Hopkins University|
|Do, Myha||September 2015||Kari Lokke and Sheldon Lu||Teacher, Dharma Realm Buddhist Association, CA|
|Geier, Ted||June 2015||Juliana Schiesari and Timothy Morton||Asst. Professor, Ashford University|
|Heestand, Mela||June 2015||Neil Larsen||Mother and Independent Scholar, giving papers at conferences and working on an essay to be published in an edited volume (Newburyport, MA)|
|Waha, Kristen||June 2015||Archana Venkatesan||Asst. Professor of English, Grove City College (Grove City, PA)|
|Keane, Monica||March 2015||Brenda Schildgen||Independent Scholar (San Jose, CA)|
|Sanchez, Nicholas||March 2015||Michael Lazzara and Colin Milburn||Sacramento, CA|
|Tong, Christopher||June 2014||Michelle Yeh and Timothy Morton||Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore County|
|Montenegro, Giovanna||December 2013||Elisabeth Krimmer and Ivonne del Valle||Asst. Professor, Binghampton University (Binghampton State University of New York), Binghampton, NY|
|Stanchits Popova, Zoya||December 2013||Sheldon Lu and Jenny Kaminer||West Sacramento, CA|
|Schwartz, Shira||M.A., September 2013||Ph.D. student at the University of Michigan|
|Mahdavian, Emelie||M.A., June 2013||Archana Venkatesan||Ph.D. student in Performance Studies at UC Davis|
|Waggoner, Joshua||March 2013||Gail Finney||Visiting Asst. Professor, University of Tampa, FL|
|Skwiot, Elizabeth||March 2012||Ana Peluffo||Assistant Professor, Division of General Education at Ashford University|
|Potts, Daphne||March 2012||Liz Constable||Senior Process Analyst at Blue Shield of California|
|Hays, Shannon||December 2011||Gail Finney and David Lloyd||English Instructor, Stanford University's Online High School|
|Shi, Fei||September 2011||Sheldon Lu||Tutor, Quest University Canada|
|Davisson, Brian||September 2011||Cristina Martinez-Carazo||Assistant Professor, Mississippi State University|
|Boston, M. Masha||June 2011||Olga Stuchebrukhov||Last Known Placement: Assistant Professor, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI|
|Young, Brian||June 2011||Sheldon Lu, Cristina Martinez-Carazo||Assistant Professor, Moorpark College|
|Doubiago, Shawn||March 2010||Anna Kuhn||Adjunct Lecturer, University of San Francisco and Berkeley City College, Berkeley, CA|
|Shapiro, Elena||M.A., March 2010||Novelist|
|Bistue, M. Belen||December 2009||Margaret Ferguson||Asst. Professor, Centro de Literatura Comparada, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina|
|Roberts, Anne (Salo)||June 2009||Brenda Schildgen||Independent Scholar, New Haven CT|
|Nie, Jing||June 2009||Sheldon Lu||Information Technology and Services Professional|
|Yamamoto, Wendy A.||June 2009||Wendy Ho||Career Development Coordinator, International Rescue Committee|
|Christensen, Rune||March 2009||Jaimey Fisher||Localization Specialist at LinkedIn, Mountainview, CA (First Placement: Adjunct, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN)|
|Gong, Haomin||September 2008||Sheldon Lu||Associate Professor of Chinese Literature, Lingnan University, Hong Kong|
|Kalami, Proshot||December 2007||Sheldon Lu||Research Fellow at International Research Center "Interweaving Performance Cultures" Freie University, Berlin (First placement: Lecturer, Loughborough University, United Kingdom)|
|Wing-Paz, Elizabeth||September 2007||Marc Blanchard||Humanities Faculty at Las Positas College, Livermore, CA|
|Perez, Vanessa||March 2007||Ines Hernandez-Avila,
|Assoc. Professor of Latino Studies, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY (First placement: Asst. Professor)|
|Matt, Andrew||December 2006||Brenda Schildgen||Editor at the New York/Paris based monthly journal, Magnificat.|
|Mettifogo, Mariarosa||September 2005||Kari Lokke||Academic Coordinator, Accent Center (Study Abroad) in Florence, Italy|
|Comfort, Kelly||June 2005||Gail Finney||Assoc. Professor of Spanish, Georgia Tech Univ.|
|Trouilloud, Lise-Helene||June 2005||George Vandenabbeele||Associate Professor, Cal-Poly Pomona|
|Stuchebrukhov, Olga||September 2004||Harriet Murav||Associate Professor of Russian, UC Davis|
|Zhou, Gang||September 2003||Michelle Yeh||Associate Professor, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge|
|Schmitz, Gabriele||June 2003||Harriet Murav||Grant Writing and Development at Credo High School, Rohnert Park, CA|
|Wisotsky, Meriel||June 2002||Emily Albu||Last known placement: Part-time Lecturer, Columbia Community College|
|Wiley (Gerbrandt), Amy||June 2002||Janelle Reinelt||Lecturer in the Dept. of English, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo|
|Mi, Jia-yan||June 2002||Robert Torrance||Associate Professor, College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey|
|Nielsen, Wendy||September 2001||Gail Finney||Associate Professor of English, Montclair State Univ, Montclair, New Jersey|
|Schur (Kaladiouk), Anna||September 2001||Harriet Murav||Associate Professor, Keene State College, New Hampshire|
|Klimek, Julia||June 2001||Marc Blanchard||Professor of English, Coker College, Hartsville, South Carolina|
|Di Genova, Mariko||June 2001||Robert Torrance||Unknown|
|Develter, Suzanne||December 2000||Michele Praeger||Lecturer, Sacramento City College|
|Abarca, Meredith||December 2000||David Van Leer||Associate Professor of English, Univ of Texas, El Paso|
|Vincent, Patrick||September 2000||Kari Lokke||Professor of English and American Literature, University of Neufchâtel, Switzerland|
|Shinbrot, Victoria||September 2000||Harriet Murav||Associate Professor of Humanities and Religious Studies, CSU Sacramento|
|Johnson, Erica||September 2000||Patricia Moran||Associate Professor of English, Pace University, New York, NY (First Placement: Asst.Professor of English, Chatham College)|
|Flury, Angela||September 2000||Susan Kaiser||Associate Professor of English, Dyson College of Arts & Sciences, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN|
|Carl, David||September 2000||Gail Finney||Associate. Dean, St. John's College, Santa Fe, New Mexico|
|Skivington, Gretchen||June 2000||Juliana Schiesari||Professor of Foreign Language and Speech Communications, Basin College, Elko, NV|
|Coe, Ada||March 2000||Robert Torrance||Davis, CA|
|Nelson, D. Julian||September 1999||Robert Torrance||Professor of German, Clark College, Vancouver, WA.|
|Clark, Dan||December 1998||Robert Torrance||Professor of English, Riverside Community College District, CA|
|Sharkey, Emmet Joe||March 1998||Robert Torrance||Associate Professor, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, Univ of Washington at Tacoma.|
|Fahey, Mary Frances||June 1997||Robert Torrance||Lecturer, American River College, Humanities Lecturer, Sierra College, English Dept.|
|Wager, Jans||June 1997||Gail Finney||Professor, Utah Valley University, Dept of English & Literature|
|Goldman, Amy||September 1996||Univ of Memphis in Shenzhen, China (Resident Director of China Program); Asst. Prof, Fudan Univ, Shanghai|
|Fleck, Maria||December 1995||Teacher, Environmental Charter High School, Lawndale, CA (First Placement: Lecturer & Coordinator of First-Year Spanish, CA State Univ., San Bernardino)|
|Chen, Jian'guo||June 1995||Asst. Professor, Univ of Delaware, Newark Delaware|
|Walker, Joyce||June 1995||Instructor (tenured) & English Dept Chair, Everett Comm. College, Dept of English & World Langs|
|Zitelli, Maila||September 1992||Associate Professor, Minot State Univ., German Program|
|Treiber, Jeanette||June 1992||Evaluation Assosciate, Tobacco Control Evaluation Center, UC Davis.|
|Jen, Jung (Yong, Ren)||June 1991||Asst. Professor, San Francisco State Univ., Chinese Department (formerly)|
|Simas, Rosa||June 1990||Asst. Professor, Univ of Azores, Modern Languages & Literature|
|Matthews, Elizabeth||June 1990||Associate Professor, University of N.Arizona, Dept of Comparative Literature|
|Jha, Prabhakara||June 1989||Last known placement: Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota|
|Allosso, Salvatore||March 1987||Continuing Lecturer, UC Davis, Comparative Literature (Retired June 2002)|
|Morrow, Nancy||September 1985||Continuing Lecturer, UC Davis (Retired)|
Awards, Prizes, and Books Published by current and former Graduate Students
Erasmus + USA mobility agreement between the University of California (UCEAP) and Freie Universität Berlin (Fellowship to study in Berlin)
James Straub, Fall 2016, Winter 2017
American Association of University Women (AAUW) Dissertation year Fellowship
Cloe-Mai Le Gall-Scoville, 2016-17
Davis Humanities Institute Summer Research Fellowship
Tori White, 2016
In the Red: A Novel
Elena Shaprio, September 2014
Professors for the Future Fellowship
Zhen Zhang, 2015-16
Uneven Modernity: Literature, Film, and Intellectual Discourse in Postsocialist China
Haomin Gong, January 2012.
13, rue Thérèse: A Novel
Elena Shapiro, February 2011.
European Aestheticism and Spanish American Modernismo
Kelly Comfort, 2011.
ACLA's A. Owen Aldridge Prize for the Best Essay: "The Task(s) of the Translators: Multiplicity as Problem in Renaissance European Thought."
Belen Bistue, 2010.
Chinese Ecocinema in the Age of Environmental Challenge
Co-edited by Sheldon Lu and Jia-yan Mi, 2010.
Caribbean Literature of Migration
Edited by Vanessa Perez Rosario, 2010.
Chinese Ecocinema in the Age of Environmental Challenge
Edited by Sheldon Lu and Jiayan Mi, December 2009.
Erica Johnson, October 2009.
Letters written in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark
Mary Wollstonecraft, Tone Brekke (co-author), and Jon Mee, April 2009.
Nation as Invisible Protagonist in Dickens and Dostoevsky: Uncovering Hidden Social Forces within the Text
Olga Stuchebrukov, 2007.Other Renaissances: A New Approach to World Literature
Brenda Deen Deen Schildgen (Editor), Sander L. Gilman (Editor), Gang Zhou (Editor), 2006.
Dames in the Driver's Seat: Rereading Film Noir
Jans B. Wager, 2005.
The Romantic Poetess: European Culture, Politics, and Gender, 1820-1840
Patrick H. Vincent, 2004.
ACLA's A. Owen Aldridge Prize for the Best Essay: "Allegorical Dismemberment and Rescue in Book III of The Faerie Queene."
Mary Frances Fahey, 1997.
Currents of Inquiry: Readings for Academic Writing
Nancy Morrow, Marlene B. Clarke, 1997.
Dreadful Games: The Play of Desire in the Nineteenth-Century Novel
Nancy Morrow, 1988.
Circularity and Visions of the New World in William Faulkner, Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Osman Lins
Rosa Simas, 1993.