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EN101 English Composition
EN103 Advanced English Composition
EN 102 Engaging Southern Culture and Diversity
EN 207 World Literature I
EN 208 World Literature II
EN 102 The Research Process

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 √Čtoiles (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.