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Ándrea Laurencell-Sheridan

Ph.D. candidate, Humanities (Culture, Language, Memory), Salve Regina University
M.A., English, SUNY New Paltz
M.A., Humanities & Social Thought (Literary Cultures), New York University
B.A., English (Spanish and Women's Studies minors), Russell Sage College

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Ándrea Laurencell Sheridan was born and raised in Orange County and traveled up and down the Hudson River for her B.A. and M.A. degrees to Troy, NY; New York, NY; and New Paltz, NY; and she is currently in the dissertation phase of a PhD in Humanities at Salve Regina University in Newport, RI. Her dissertation research explores the effect of the "aesthetic of bookishness" in the late print/postprint era. Her favorite courses to teach are contemporary fiction and honors seminars. Her favorite things to read are contemporary novels, especially the experimental sort. She currently lives in Orange County with her spouse and their dog, Sadie.

Advises: SAGA (Sexuality and Gender Alliance)

Courses: Freshman English 1, Freshman English 2, Honors Freshman English 2, Film & Literature, Contemporary Short Story, Contemporary Novel, Honors Service Learning, Honors Seminar: Beautiful Little Fools & All That Jazz, Honors Seminar: "'And But So': Post- & Post-postmodern America," Honors Seminar: "Oh! The Horror!"

Favorite Fiction Writers: Jennifer Egan, Jonathan Safran Foer, Zadie Smith, David Foster Wallace

Professional Service: President, International David Foster Wallace Society

Publications: Reviews in The Journal of David Foster Wallace Studies; chapters in Literary Geography: An Encyclopedia of Real and Imagined Settings (2019, ABC-CLIO/Greenwood); chapters in Contemporary American Literature in Context (2021, ABC-CLIO/Greenwood); Associate Editor, The Journal of David Foster Wallace Studies.

Research Interests: contemporary literature, metafiction, experimental fiction, post-irony/New Sincerity, postprint literature

Awards/Recognition: SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching (2018); President's Award for Excellence in Teaching (2018); David Lavallee Student Travel Award, SUNY New Paltz (2015); Sylvia Chu Scholarship, SUNYLA (2012); John Keuhl Travel Fellowship, F. Scott Fitzgerald Society (2007)