M.A. English

Kelsey Stratman

Kelsey is an MA student in the English department. She did her undergrad at Earlham College and is interested in all sorts of literature but may end up focusing on 20th century American fiction and/or Appalachian regional literature. This year she will be working in the writing center and on projects relating to community engagement.

Ashlee Simon

Ashlee received her B.A. from the University of California, Riverside in June 2017. Her academic interests include the history of medicine in 18th and 19th century British literature, with an emphasis on the instability of substances. She is also interested in the history of disease, addiction, and toxicology.

Naashia Naufal

Naashia Naufal is a recent graduate of the MFA Creative program at The College of New Rochelle. Her interests include Southern Gothicism, camp literature and the intersection of literature and medicine.


Katherine McCaffery

Katherine McCaffery joins Lehigh as a M.A. candidate. She graduated from the University of Dayton in 2018 with a B.A. in English and Spanish, and a minor in Women's and Gender Studies. Her broad academic interests include medieval literature, feminist and queer theory, women writers, and feminist post-Franco Spanish literature. Outside of academia, she enjoys walking, brunching, and re-reading Jane Austen novels.

Caroline Kelliher

Caroline grew up in Boston, Ma with her parents and two sisters.  She graduated from Lehigh University in May 2018 with a B.A. in English and minor in marketing.  While she particularly enjoys modernist literature, Caroline embraces the opportunity to expose herself to a wide variety of literary topics and styles.  Outside of academia, Caroline enjoys being active, cooking, and spending time with her family.

Thomas Golden

Thomas Golden is an M.A. student who studies anything he has time to study. He's written on gender violence in the works of Shakespeare and David Lynch and plans to write his Master's thesis on any random thing that pops into his head. Right now his head is preoccupied with the Jackass movies, body horror, and homosociality. 

Ava Bertone

Ava graduated from Lehigh in May 2018 with a B.A. in English, and is excited to be back for the M.A. program. Her academic interests include modernism, feminist theory, and the psychological motivations of both writers and literary characters.

Robin Lee

Robin Lee is from Nashville, Tennessee. She graduated with a BA in English and a Certificate in Writing Certificate from Sewanee: The University of the South. She is an MA student interested in the ways myth is inherited and re-imagined between literary periods, with a particular focus on gender fluidity and the poetry of social revolution.

Victoria Davis

Victoria earned her B.A. in English from Slippery Rock University, where she also majored in gender and diversity studies. Currently a first year M.A. student, her academic interests include 19th century British and gothic literature as well as appropriations of and by women writers.

Sarah Anderle

Sarah received her BA in English literature and Religion from High Point University. Her academic interests include 19th century British literature, gothic fiction, and an interdisciplinary study of religion and literature, focusing particularly how Christian theologies are represented in literature.


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