CV

Research Interests

  • Jane Austen
  • Women Writers, 1650-1830
  • Adaptation of 17th- through 19th-century texts
  • Restoration and 18th-century Drama
  • Pedagogy

Education

  • PhD, University of Tennessee, ​2010
  • MA, Texas A&M University, 2003
  • BA – Summa Cum Laude, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2001

Publications

A list of my book reviews and conference papers may be found at this site.

Teaching Experience

  • Assistant Professor, University of Maine at Farmington, 2016+
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Maine at Farmington, 2011-2016
  • Post-Doctoral Lecturer, University of Tennessee, 2010-2011
  • Graduate Teaching Associate, University of Tennessee, 2004-2010
  • Assistant Lecturer, Texas A&M University, 2003-2004
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Texas A&M University, 2001-2003

Courses Taught

University of Maine at Farmington​

  • ENG 497, Independent Study (Proto-Science Fiction, Juvenilia)
  • ENG 477, Senior Seminar (Juvenilia, Jane Austen and Her Contemporaries, and Restoration and Early 18th-Century English Drama
  • ENG 397, Independent Study (Satire, Jonathan Swift, and Terry Pratchett)
  • ENG 377, Special Topics Course (Transatlantic 18th-Century Women, Adaptations of 17th- through 19th-century British Literature)
  • ENG 345, Romantic Era Literature (Topic: Powers of the Imagination)
  • ENG 344, Eighteenth-Century Literature (General Survey,  Travel Narratives)
  • ENG 300: Critical Concepts (Forthcoming)​
  • ENG 297, Independent Study (Shakespeare and Elementary Education, Eighteenth-Century Drama)
  • ENG 277H, Special Topics Course (Jane Austen’s Adolescent Angst – online course)
  • ENG 251H, British Texts and Contexts I (Middle Ages through 18th Century)
  • ENG 250H, Shakespeare (Focus on Tragedy)
  • ENG 202, Editing (Forthcoming)
  • ENG 201, Public Writing
  • ENG 200, Professional Writing
  • ENG 181, Literary Analysis and Interpretation
  • ENG 100, First-Year Writing Seminar (Constructing Autobiographical Images of The Female Body, Art as Social Critique)
  • FYS 100, First-Year Seminar (Women’s Autobiographical Images)
  • HON 377, Special Topics Course (Proto-Science Fiction)
  • HON 177, Adolescence (Forthcoming)

University of Tennessee 

  • ENG 201, Survey of British Literature: Beowulf through Samuel Johnson
  • ENG 102, First-Year Composition II (Inquiry into Women’s Autobiographies in Multimodal Forms, Visual Art and Culture, Writing about Literature)
  • ENG 101, First-Year Composition I (Rhetoric and Argument)
  • WMS 493, Independent Study on Sylvia Plath
  • WMS 215, Images of Women in Literature: Fiction, Poetry, and Drama
  • WMS 210, Images of Women in Literature: Biography and Autobiography

Texas A&M University 

  • ENGL 301, Technical Writing
  • ENGL 210, Scientific and Technical Writing
  • ENGL 203, Introduction to Literature
  • ENGL 203, Introduction to Literature
  • ENGL 104, Composition and Rhetoric

Academic Activities (at the University of Maine at Farmington)

  • Faculty Sponsor to Sigma Tau Delta, The International EnglishHonor Society
  • Chair, University Culture Committee
  • Readers Theater Dramaturg
  • Cosplay