Current Fellows

Erin Francisco

PhD Student, Department of English

Education: B.A., Elmira College, English, 2009; M.F.A., California College of the Arts, Writing, 2011; M.A., University of Rochester, English, 2018. 

Bio: Erin Francisco is a second-year Ph.D. student in the  English Department at the University of Rochester. She studies nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature. Her research interests are grounded in the Environmental Humanities with a particular focus on back-to-the-land memoirs and critical discourse surrounding race, gender, and nature in both fiction and non-fiction narratives.