Writing across the lifespan, the craft of teaching, creativity across the disciplines, all poetry, humor, traumatic recovery and post-traumatic growth, promoting empathy and kindness. I am a very experienced teacher across institutions. Call me adjunct or contingent if you must, but I’ve been at this calling for over 30 years. I am also a capable journalist and promotional writer. My degrees are in English and in counseling. I am privileged to write for Inside Higher Ed and local publications.
film especially 1939-1950 American film, text-to-film adaptation studies, reception studies, history of the novel, 18th and 19th century British literature, Shakespeare, poetry, etymology, psychological analysis of literature and film
Jack Kerouac, English language crime fiction, creative writing, screenwriting, playwriting, long fiction, academic writing, multimodal composition, filmmaking, podcasting, digital media, transmedia storytelling
Victorian literature and arts; literary and visual reception; book history.
Latin American Literature and Culture of the Nineteenth Century
Southern Cone Literature
Film; Theatre; Comics and Graphic Novels; Digital Humanities; Gender Studies; LGBT studies; German