My areas of interest include: writing across the curriculum, fiction, great books, children's literature, young adult literature, and British & American literature. In previous college/university positions, I have had the opportunity to teach a variety of courses including Composition, Introduction to Fiction, Western World Literature and others.
“Letting Specters In”: Environmental Catastrophe and the Limits of Space in Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials.” Children’s Literature Association Quarterly 39.2 (2014).
“I solemnly swear I am up to no good”: Foucault’s Heterotopias and Deleuze’s Any-Spaces-Whatever in J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter Series.” Children’s Literature 39 (2011):195-212.
“Harry Potter Goes to France: Exploring Erik L’Homme’s Le Livre des Étoiles (The Book of the Stars.” The Lion and the Unicorn 35.1 (2011): 47-66.
“Other Choices in Other Worlds: Pierre Bottero’s Ewilan Cycle.” Acta Iassyensia Comparationis. Comparative Literature Department, University of Iasi, Romania, Nov. 2010.
“Nothing Like Pretend”: Difference, Disorder and Dystopia in Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials.” Children’s Literature in Education 41.4 (2010): 302-322. DOI: 10.1007/s10583-010-9112-1.