Sanders Creasy

Assistant Professor
(03)571-2121 ext.58133
Humanities Bldg. 3, R410

Research Interests

  • 18th–20th-century European and Anglophone literatures (especially British, Irish, American, and French)
  • the history of the novel
  • modernist and Victorian literatures
  • theory and philosophy (especially German idealism, critical theory, and psychoanalysis)
  • textual and genetic criticism.

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, 2022 –
  • Michigan-Tsinghua Fellow, University of Michigan Society of Fellows

Post-doctoral Fellow, Institute for World Literatures and Cultures, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 2019 – 2022

Post-doctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley, 2017 – 2018


  • University of California, Berkeley

PhD, Department of English and Program in Critical Theory, 2017

  • Reed College

BA, Department of English, 2007





  • “Franz Kafka’s ‘Man-Eater’ Variant to ‘A Hunger-Artist’.” (Critical Introduction and Translation). PMLA. (forthcoming)
  • “Of Matter and Manner: Djuna Barnes’s Ryder and Censorship as Style.” Modern Philology 117.3 (February 2020): 370-392.
  • “Flaubert’s Alibi: The Impossible Ensemble of Madame Bovary.” Novel: A Forum on Fiction 48.3 (Winter 2015): 363-380.
  • “Out of the Spirit of the Medieval: Andrew Cole’s The Birth of Theory.” Qui Parle 24.1 (Fall/Winter 2015): 161-172. (review essay)