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Degree Program University
Ph.D. University at Albany
M.A. The College of St. Rose
B.A. Siena College

My Professional Experience

Year Title University
2007 - Now Associate Professor Siena College
2001 - 2006 Assistant Professor Siena College
2000 - 2001 Visiting Professor Siena College
1996 - 1997 Adjunct Instructor College of St. Rose
1996 - 2000 Adjunct Instructor Siena College

Articles & Book Reviews

  • The Searchers
    Fugue
    2001
  • The Alamo
    Fugue
    1997

Awards & Distinctions

  • Jerome Walton Teaching Award Nominee
    Category: Teaching
    Jerome Walton Teaching Award Nominee, 2005
  • Jerome Walton Teaching Award Nominee
    Category: Teaching
    Jerome Walton Teaching Award Nominee, 2004
  • English Department Graduate Award, The College of Saint Rose
    Category: Other
    English Department Graduate Award, The College of Saint Rose, 1995

Books & Book Chapters

  • College Literature

    2010
  • Beyond Uncle Tom's Cabin

    2007

Presentations

  • Anger and Silence: Harriet Beecher Stowe
    2014
    American Literature Association, Washington, District of Columbia
  • Angles and Edges in Augusta Jane Evans
    2009
    College English Association, N/A, Unknown
  • Stages, Steamships, and Ox-Carts: Ellen Montgomery's Forced Passage in The Wide, Wide World
    2008
    College English Association Conference, N/A, Unknown
  • The I-Want-Polly Syndrome in The Five Little Peppers Series
    2008
    Northeast Modern Language Association Conference, Buffalo, New York
  • 'From Oldtown to Ghostown': Horace Holyoke's Denial of Empathy in Harriet Beecher Stowe's Oldtown Folks
    2007
    College English Association Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Regions of Pain and Pleasure: Masochism in St. Elmo
    2006
    College English Association, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Narrative Direction in Augusta Jane Evan's Beulah
    2005
    College English Association Conference, San Antonio, Texas
  • The 'Mother' God in Harriet Beecher Stowe's The Pearl of Orr's Island
    2002
    Central Conference on Language and Literature, Cortland, New York
  • Transcendentalism in The Matrix
    2002
    Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Annual Conference, Silver Springs, Maryland
  • 'The Least Bit of Oil': Smoothing the Way in Harriet Beecher Stowe's The Minister's Wooing
    2001
    Central Conference on Language and Literature, Cortland, New York
  • Return to a Tale: Narrative Structure in Chaucer's The Tale of Melibee
    2001
    International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • The Wayward Epigraphs of Dune: Narrative Resistance in Frank Herbert
    2001
    Mid-Atlantic American Culture/Popular Cultre Association, Albany, New York
  • 'Furious Dido' No More: Negative Transformation in Geoffrey Chaucer's The House of Fame and the Legend of Good Women
    2000
    Convivium Interdisciplinary Conference, Albany, New York
  • Gendered Narrative in Harriet Beecher Stowe's Oldtown Folks
    2000
    Central New York Conference on Language and Literature, Cortland, New York
  • Home as Home Front: Social Disruption in Augusta Jane Evans's Civil War Novel Macaria or Altars of Sacrifice
    1997
    Methodist College Southern Writers Symposium, Fayettesville, North Carolina
  • A Study of Multiple Narrative in Louise Erdrich's Tracks: Psychology, Mythology, Community, and Society
    1994
    Central New York Conference on Language and Literature, Cortland, New York