|Position||Adjunct Assistant Professor
|Office Location||McMicken Hall Room 248|
|University of Minnesota||Ph.D. 19th Century Fiction|
|University of Alabama||M.A. English|
Academic Publications and Presentations
“Jane Eyre: The Text and the Musical” at “Paul’s Coffeehouse,” Cincinnati,
“Deference and Distance: Conversational Strategies in Jane Eyre.” Presentation to the Kentucky Philological Association. Lexington, KY, March 1991.
“Intimacy without Immolation: Fire in Jane Eyre.” Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 15 (1988): 375-386. Cited in the introduction to the 2003 Penguin Classics edition. Jane Eyre. Michael Mason, ed.
“Death and Funeral Customs.” Victorian Britain: An Encyclopedia. Sally Mitchell, editor. New York: Garland, 1988.
“Conferences as a Method of Teaching Judgment-Making in Technical Writing. “ Presentation to CCCC. Minneapolis, 21 March 1985.
Published in Proceedings in Technical and Business Communication: The Conference on College Composition and Communication, Minneapolis, 1985. Ames, Iowa: Dept. of English, Iowa State University, 1985.
Honors and Awards
Nominated for the Boyce Teaching Award, English Department,
Univ. of Cincinnati, 2010
Chosen by a UC graduating senior as “most involved professor”
2009; 2010 University of Minnesota
Graduate School Dissertation Fellowship, 1986-87
English Department Dissertation Fellowship, 1985
English Department Fellowship, 1984
Ruud Scholarship, 1981-82
English Composition 101 and 102
English Composition 1001
Art History at Cincinnati State College