Assistant Professor of English
Phone: (334) 683-5124
At Judson College since 2010
Ed.M, Mind, Brain, and Education Program. Harvard University, 2008
Ph.D., English. Indiana University-Bloomington, 2007
M.A., English. Indiana University, 1998
A.B., English with Honors. Stanford University, 1995
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Principles of Writing; Western World Literature I; Creative Writing; Drama Survey; British Literature; Technical Writing; Detective Fiction; Shakespeare; Victorian Studies; etc.OTHER: Proficient (speaking, reading, writing) in French and Spanish. Reading knowledge of Latin, Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish.
MEET THE PROFESSOR
SELECTED PROFESSIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Instructor - University of Alabama, English Department, 2009-2010
SELECTED SERVICE (most recent)
Victorian Studies Service:
English Department Service:
•· CIC Big Ten Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2009
•· Stanford Introduction to the Humanities Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2008
•· Harvard Graduate School of Education Graduate Fellowship, 2007-2008
•· Victorian Studies Dissertation Fellowship, Indiana University, 2005-2006
•· English Department Nominee for John Edwards Fellowship, Indiana University. 2004.
•· Future Faculty Teaching Fellowship to teach in English Department at IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis). 2003-2004.
•· Dickens Universe Fellowship. Chosen by Indiana University's Victorian Studies
•· Program to attend the week-long seminar on Bleak House at UC Santa Cruz. 2001.
•· President's Summer Research Initiative (directed 5 undergraduates in summer research project on postmodern detective fiction and screenwriting). Grant provided by IU's Office of Research and Graduate Studies. 2000.
•· English Department First Year-Graduate Student Fellowship. 1996.
•· Golden Grant from Undergraduate Research Opportunities Office @ Stanford University. 1994-1995.
•· Chappell-Lougee Undergraduate Research Grant from Stanford University. 1992-1993.
•· Indiana University's Leiber Associate Instructor Award for Outstanding Associate
Instructor (top, university-wide teaching prize). 2002.
•· Banks James Award Nominee for Best Associate Instructor in 4thYear of Teaching
Contract, English Department. 2001.
•· Parker Award Nominee for Best Associate Instructor in 2nd/3rd Year of Teaching
Contract, English Department. 1999.
Various Travel Grants
MOST RECENT CONFERENCE PAPERS
2009 - Conference paper at NAVSA (North American Victorian Studies Association) Cambridge University, Cambridge UK "Butler, Morris, Wells: Cultural Reproduction and The Transference of Memory in the Victorian Age"
2007 - Conference paper at NAVSA, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. "Seeing Is Deceiving in the Information Age: Nineteenth-Century Optical and Literary Illusions"
2006 - Conference paper at NAVSA, West Lafayette, IN. "Nineteenth-Century Mnemonics and Information Overload"
Modern Language Association