AboutI’ve taught at the University of Georgia in the Department of English and the Department of Linguistics since 1984, specializing in Medieval Literature, Old English language and literature, Beowulf, and the works of J.R.R. Tolkien.
EducationB.A. English and Philosophy (minor), Asbury College, 1976.
M.A. British Literature, Indiana University, 1978.
Doctoral Certificate, Medieval Studies, Indiana University, 1982.
Ph.D. British Literature, Indiana University, 1984.
Other PublicationsEnts, Elves, and Eriador: The Environmental Vision of J.R.R. Tolkien (Univ. Press of Kentucky, 2006), co-authored with Matthew Dickerson
Dragons: Myth and Legend (Ivy Press, 2008)
An Introduction to Old English (MLA, 2021)