…College of Western Idaho…
I am a born-and-bred Idahoan. I earned my BA in English and History from Idaho State University in 2007, and my MA in English at Idaho State in 2010. I earned my PhD from Arizona State University in 2015 after successfully defending my dissertation, Trauma, Typology, and Anti-Catholicism in Early Modern England, 1579 – 1625. I am currently a lecturer in the English department at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. I teach introductory composition and literature courses, as well as Western Humanities and Shakespeare. I am a co-host of the podcast Remixing the Humanities.
This is the Fall 2017 full course syllabus for ENC 1101: Composition and Rhetoric to be taught at Florida SouthWestern State College.
This is the Fall 2017 full course syllabus for LIT 2000: Introduction to Literature to be taught at Florida SouthWestern State College.
This is the Fall 2017 course syllabus for AML 2010: American Literature to 1865 to be taught at Florida SouthWestern State College.
I teach American literature in Boise, Idaho. Research interests include: Literature of the American West, Bret Harte, regionalism and 19th-century literary periodicals, American regionalism and sentimentalism.
The Teaching Literature Book Award is an international, juried prize, awarded biennially by the faculty in the graduate programs in English at Idaho State University. This commendation discusses both the winning volume and an honorable mention.