Ph.D. The Johns Hopkins University, English and American Literature, 2002
M.A. The Johns Hopkins University, English and American Literature, 1998
M.A. University of Washington, English, 1994
B.F.A. University of Illinois-Champaign, Painting, 1991, with High Honors
B.A. University of Illinois-Champaign, English, 1991, magna cum laude with Honors and High Distinction
Provost Fellow, Fulbright Faculty Awards, Purdue University, 2016-present
Associate Professor of English and American Studies, Purdue University, 2010-present
Visiting Professor of American Studies, Universität Passau, Passau, Germany, Summer 2015
Director of Undergraduate Studies, American Studies, Purdue University, 2008-2011
Visiting Professor of English, University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines, Spring 2010
Assistant Professor of English and American Studies, Purdue University, 2005-2009
Director of Undergraduate Studies, American Studies, Boston University, 2002-2004
Assistant Professor of English and American Studies, Boston University, 2001-2005
The Image in the Text: Literature, Illustration, and the Rise of Mass Visual Culture in Nineteenth-Century America. In Progress.
Discerning Characters: The Culture of Appearance in Early America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011. Reviewed in:
Journal of American History 98:3 (2011): 821-22.
Journal of American Studies 45: 3 (2011): 619-621.
Studies in the Novel 43:3 (Fall 2011): 576-578.
Reviews in American History 40 (2012): 590-99.
The History Teacher (2012): 310-311.
American Historical Review 117:2 (April 2012): 522-23.
Journal of the Early Republic (Summer 2012): 304-307.
Common-place 12:3 (April 2012)
Novel 45:3 (Fall 2012): 483-86.
Winterthur Portfolio 46:4 (Winter 2012): 302-303.
Eighteenth-Century Fiction 25:3 (2013): 629-631.
American Literature 85:2 (June 2013): 402-404.
The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation 55:2-3 (2014): 325-330.
“Picturing It Differently: Teaching Early Cooper in a Media History Context,” Approaches to Teaching Cooper’s Leather-Stocking Tales and Other Works. Ed. Keat Murray and Stephen Carl Arch. New York: MLA Press, 2022, forthcoming.
“‘The Instructed Eye’: What Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Drawing Books Can Tell Us About How We See,” Modelwork: Material Culture and Modeling in the Humanities. Ed. Martin Bruckner, Sandy Isenstadt, and Sarah Wasserman. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2021. 69-94.
“Race and the Rise of A Mass Visual Culture: The Case of David Hunter Strother’s Virginia Illustrated,” American Literary History 32.3 (Fall 2020): 446-479.
“The Meaning of ‘Illustration’ in Early Nineteenth-Century America,” in A Companion Guide to Illustration. Ed. Alan Male. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2019. 422-443.
“Illustrating A Life: Remediating Franklin’s Autobiography in Nineteenth‐Century America.” In Intermediality, Life Writing, and American Studies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Ed. Nassim Winnie Balestrini and Ina Bergmann. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, 2018. 9-35.
“Design of a Learner-Centered Seminar/Studio-Based Polytechnic Institute,” co-authored with Marisa Exter and Richard Dionne, in The Design of Learning Experience: Creating The Future of Educational Technology. Ed. B. Hokanson, G. Clinton, G., & M. Tracey. New York: Springer-Verlag, 2015. 139-154.
“Looking at the Over-Exposed: Visuality and Race in William Harnett’s Attention Company!” Callaloo 37:3 (Summer 2014): 323-31.
“Breaking and Entering: Reflections on the Archive,” Western Humanities Review 67:2 (Summer 2013): 34-39.
“Intermediality, Cultural Capital, and The Social Space of Immobility in Susanna Rowson’s Rebecca.” Studies in American Fiction 38:1-2 (2011): 223-248.
“Listening for Consciousness: Henry James, the vox Americana, and The Bostonians,” in Essays on Henry James’s The Bostonians (1886). Ed. Elaine Pigeon. New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 2008. 21-39.
“‘The Vanity of Physiognomy’: Dissimulation and Discernment in Charles Brockden Brown’s Ormond,” Amerikastudien / American Studies 50:3 (2005): 485-505.
“The Face of The Public,” Early American Literature 39:3 (2004): 413-65.
“Breeding and Reading: Chesterfieldian Civility in the Early Republic.” in A Companion To American Fiction, 1780-1865. Ed. Shirley Samuels. Oxford: Blackwell, 2004. 158-68.
“The Physiognomy of Biometrics.” Common-place 5:1 (Oct. 2004).
“Feeling the Force of Certainty: The Divine Science, Newtonianism, and Jonathan Edwards’s Sinners in the Hands of An Angry God,” New England Quarterly 73:2 (June 2000): 222-45.
Rev. of The Portrait and the Book: Illustration and Literary Culture in Early America. By Megan Walsh. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, American Literary History Online Reviews Series XIV (Feb. 2018). Available at https://academic.oup.com/alh/pages/alh_review_series_14
Rev. of Shaping the Body Politic: Art and Political Formation in Early America. Ed. Maurie D. McInnis and Louis P. Nelson. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2011. Journal of American History 101:2 (2014); 570-71.
Rev. of The Camera and the Press: American Visual and Print Culture in the Age of the Daguerreotype. By Marcy J. Dinius. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2012. Common-place 13:4 (Summer 2013). Available at http://common-place.org/vol- 13/no-04/reviews/lukasik.shtml
Rev. of Citizen Spectator: Art, Illusion, and Visual Perception in Early National America. By Wendy Bellion. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2011. American Historical Review 117:1 (Feb. 2012): 198.
Rev. of Sight Unseen: Whiteness and American Visual Culture. By Martin A. Berger. Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 2005. Winterthur Portfolio 42:1 (Spring 2008): 89-91.
Rev. of The Syntax of Class: Writing Inequality in Nineteenth-Century America. By Amy Schrager Lang. Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 2003 and Stephen P. Rice, Minding the Machine: Languages of Class in Early Industrial America. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004. New England Quarterly 78:3 (Sept. 2005): 498-501.
Senior Fellow, Rockwell Center Society of Fellows, Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies, Norman Rockwell Museum, 2017-2019.
Fulbright Specialist Grant, Center for Intermedial Studies in Graz (CIMIG), University of Graz (Austria), Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), United States Department of State, 2018.
Fulbright Specialist Roster, Fulbright Specialist Program (FSP), United States Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and the Institute of International Education’s Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), 2017-2020.
Innovate Grant (Co-PI), College of Liberal Arts, Purdue University, 2016-17.
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Summer Stipend Research Grant, 2016.
Center for Humanistic Studies Fellowship, Purdue University, 2016.
Princeton University Library Research Grant, Princeton University, 2014.
Winterthur Research Fellowship, Winterthur Library and Museum, 2014.
Enhancing Research in the Humanities Award (PI), Purdue University, 2014.
Lillian Gary Taylor Fellowship, Harrison Institute for American History, Literature, and Culture, University of Virginia, 2013 and 2014.
Purdue Polytechnic Faculty Fellow, College of Technology, Purdue University, 2013-14.
Jay and Deborah Last Research Fellowship, American Antiquarian Society, 2013.
William F. Helfand Fellowship in American Visual Culture, Library Company of Philadelphia, 2013.
William S. Reese Research Award in the History of the Book in the Americas, Virginia Historical Society, 2013.
Research Incentive Grant, Department of English, Purdue University, 2013.
Washington University Libraries Research and Travel Grant, Department of Special Collections, Washington University, 2012.
Fulbright Senior Scholar Grant to the University of the Philippines, United States Department of State, Philippine-American Education Foundation, 2009-10.
Purdue Research Faculty Grant, Purdue University, 2006.
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Long-Term Fellowship, American Antiquarian Society, 2004-5.
Boston University Humanities Foundation Junior Fellowship, 2004.
Andrew Oliver Fellowship, Massachusetts Historical Society, 2004.
AAS Drawn to Art Research Fellowship, American Antiquarian Society, 2003.
Winterthur Research Fellowship, Winterthur Library and Museum, 2001.
Mellon Foundation Fellowship, Library Company of Philadelphia, 2000
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