American Literature, Renaissance Literature, Melville, Hawthorne, Twain, Dickinson
Whitworth University, BA
Eastern Washington University, MA
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, PhD
I have taught at EWU since 1996 and have directed the undergraduate and graduate programs in literature since 1998. Other research interests are Anne Tyler, Doug Marlette and Spenser.
"The Catnip and the Amaranth: Melville's Struggle with the Ever-Encroaching Appetite for God." Christianity and Literature, Spring 2002, Volume 51, Number 3.
"Melville's Last, Grave Joke?" Melville Society Extracts, February 2002.
"Christianity, Inc.: The God of the Machine and the Church of the Almighty Dollar in Sinclair Lewis's Babbitt." This is Just to Say: NCTE Assembly on American Literature, Summer 2001.
Masterpieces of the Western World
Seventeenth Century Seminar
Introduction to Literature
Introduction to Poetry
Introduction to Fiction
British Survey I
British Survey II
Literary Studies Capstone
Graduate Research and Methodology
Major Figures courses in Melville, Hawthorne, Twain, James, and Wharton
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