British and Irish Literary Studies
She has over 12 years of tutoring experience and enjoys workshopping and brainstorming with students one-to-one. Her teaching is heavily influenced by the personal relationships she built with her undergraduate professors at a small liberal arts college and the impact they had on her life, as well as her experience in anti-racism and community building efforts in South Dakota.
Emma has a diverse life and work experience as a freelance writer, writing tutor, blogger, editor, ABA therapist, and professional pet enthusiast, but found nothing she loved more than the academic rigor and freedom of research in UNM’s literature program.
Some of Emma’s favorite pastimes include hiking, singing, walking with her dog Georgie, volunteering, finding words to describe the smell of books, and watching Jane Austen adaptations.
Emma researches 19th century transnational cultural and environmental impacts of the global industrial movements on body and subjectivity politics, and focuses on discourse patterns of Victorian colonial rhetoric of selfhood.