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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

Alexandra O'Connell

Graduate Student

PhD Student and Teaching Assistant



400 Hall of Languages


  • Degree: Began PhD program in 2017
  • Concentration: 20th-century American Literature
  • Advisor: Harvey Teres (Director of Graduate Studies)

Alexandra O’Connell (she/her) is a PhD student at Syracuse University. She studies long twentieth-century American literature, with a focus on gender, sexuality, race, class, and affect. Her current research and teaching interests include feminist, queer, and affect theories, American studies, minority literatures, and modernism and postmodernism.

  • B.A. English Literature, Fordham University