Education

  • Ph.D., English and Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan: December 1986. Dissertation: The Philosophy of Duality: An Education Proposal on the Odyssey of Thinking and Writing.
  • M.A., English, Brigham Young University: Provo, Utah: August 1981. Thesis: The Meaning of Duality in the Essay of Ralph Waldo Emerson.
  • B.A., English, Brigham Young University: Provo, Utah: August 1979.

Areas of Specialization/Interest

Education History of Western Thought & Discourse Analysis, American Literature, Philosophy of Composition

Select Publications/Presentations

"How Many Lives?" Perspective: Expressing Mind and Spirit. Brigham Young University-Idaho: Spring 2012

"Walking to Bach." Perspective: Expressing Mind and Spirit. Brigham Young University-Idaho: Fall 2004.

"Improving Communication to Become One," Perspective: Expressing Mind and Spirit. Brigham Young University-Idaho: Winter 2003.

"Learning to Gather All Things in One," Perspective: Expressing Mind and Spirit. Brigham Young University-Idaho: Fall 2001.

"BYU-Idaho: A Redefinition," Perspective: Expressing Mind and Spirit. BYU-Idaho (Ricks College): Winter 2001.

"The Three Little Pigs Revisited," Impact: News and Ideas of the BYU-Idaho English Department: December 2001.

"Beyond Good Intention," Impact: News and Ideas of the BYU-Idaho English Department: December 1996.

"To Write," Impact: News and Ideas of the BYU-Idaho English Department: December 1995.

"Teaching the Research Paper: Comprehensive Bibliography of Periodical Sources," Library Bulletin of Bibliography (June 1982) 39 (2); also in ERIC, an abstract of which appears in the May 1981 issue of Resources in Education. Co-authored with James E. Ford, Ph.D, Dept. of English at Brigham Young University, and Sharla Reese.