Berkeley English Lecturers and Postdocs

Todd Carmody

Todd Carmody

ACLS New Faculty Fellow & Visiting Assistant Professor

475 Wheeler
Mondays 8-11

Professional Statement

I received my Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 2010, where I was awarded the Diane Hunter Prize for the Best Dissertation Submitted in English. After postdoctoral fellowships at Harvard’s W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research and the Freie Universität Berlin, I joined Berkeley’s English Department in the Fall of 2011 as an ACLS New Faculty Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor.

Selected Publications and Papers Delivered

“Sterling Brown and the Dialect of New Deal Optimism.” Callaloo, 33:3 (Summer 2010), 820-840.

“The Banality of the Document: Charles Reznikoff’s Holocaust and Ineloquent Empathy.” Journal of Modern Literature, 32.1 (Fall 2008), 86-110.

“Try Anything.” Co-authored with Heather Love. Criticism, 50.1 (Winter 2008), 133-146.

English Department Classes

No recent courses taught.