Graduate Students

rebeccaRebecca Addicks  –  English
Rebecca is currently a Ph.D. Student in the English Department at UC Riverside, where she is focusing on Print Culture in the Hand-Press Period and Material Cultures of the Long Eighteenth Century. She completed her M.L.I.S at UCLA in 2009, with an emphasis on Academic Libraries and Rare Books. She also has an M.A. in interdisciplinary studies from Cal. State Long Beach where she completed a thesis on Italian Print Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century. Her research interests include: the history of bookbinding, analytical bibliography, title-page analysis, and visual literacy in the hand-press period.

Anne Sullivan  –  English
Anne is a PhD student in the English Department at the University of California, Riverside, where she also received an English Bachelor’s degree. She researches Victorian, Postcolonial and Children’s/Young Adult Literature. Her main interests in the digital humanities involve the role of “new” media in Victorian Literature and the creation of digital archives. Anne recently presented a paper on Young Adult Dystopian Literature at the 2011 PAMLA Conference.

Ann Garascia  –  English

sga300Steve Anderson  –  History
Steve is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History at University of California, Riverside. Steve’s primary research field is Twentieth-Century United States with an emphasis on the postwar era and digital humanities. In the DE BAM program, Steve hopes to illuminate the divide between digital and analog print culture. | @sgahistory |

hvm1Heather Van Mouwerik  –  History
Having received her M.A. in Modern European History in 2012 from UCR, Heather currently working on her PhD and is focusing on Imperial Russia. Her research is on the connection between the development of late eighteenth-century Russian print, especially in popular periodicals, and the potential for Enlightenment thought in Catherinian Moscow.

Corinne Elizabeth Knight  –  Religious Studies

patmos-mosesJustin Rose  –  Religious Studies
Justin is a first year Ph. D. student in Religious Studies studying Byzantine Christian spirituality and the contemporary Evangelical Christian movement known as the Emerging Church. He is interested in hagiography, textual criticism and hermeneutics. He comes to UCR with a Doctorate in Ministry (D. Min.) and a background in Classical Languages. He has been a Melkite Greek Catholic priest for 17 years and a monastic associate of Holy Resurrection Monastery in Wisconsin for 3 years.