- Ph.D., English and the Teaching of English, Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho, expected 2014
- M.A., English, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 1994
- B.A., English and American Literature, University of California- San Diego, La Jolla, California, 1991
Areas of Specialization/InterestIrish mythology, fin de siecle Irish literature, young adult literature, teaching English in secondary schools, Dr. Who
Select Publications/Presentations"Changing Landscapes: Using Student Publications to Navigate Diverse Literacies from Freshman Composition to Business and Rhetorical Studies," 2007 NCTE Annual Convention, New York.
"'Of Dalliance with a Demon Thing': Yeats's Use of the Liminal in his Early Poetry", Tenth Annual Meeting, American Conference for Irish Studies-West.