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David Buchanan

David Buchanan is a first-year Ph.D. student in English at the University of Pennsylvania.  He received his BA in English and Economics from Fordham University in 2015, graduating summa cum laude.  His most recent research projects focus on the postcolonial Caribbean, economic structural adjustment programs of the late twentieth century, and literary depictions of ancestral and agricultural rootedness.  In his future research at Penn, David intends to further explore postcolonial and economic theory, ecopoetics, and literatures of imperialism, globalization, and diaspora.