• D.A., English, Idaho State University, 1998 Completed interdisciplinary component in philosophy
  • M.A., English, University of Utah, 1991 Received honors evaluation on comprehensive examination
  • B.A., English, Brigham Young University, 1990 Graduated cum laude, Trustee Scholar, Minor: Spanish language and literature

Areas of Specialization/Interest

Colonial and Romantic American Literature, Transcendentalism, Literary Theory, Philosophy

Select Publications/Presentations

"Preface." I Think. Ed. Kip Hartvigsen. Rexburg: BYU-I UP, 2008.

Foreword.  A Sense of Order and Other Stories. By Jack Harrell.  Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 2010.

"'Aiming above the Mark':  Emerson and the Aristotelian Mean."  Furrow             

A Socratic Questioning in the Classroom. Perspective Fall (2002) 2.3: 7-11.

A Mormon Postmodernism: Worlds without End in Card's Lost Boys and Young's Salvador.
                Dialogue: A Journal for Mormon Thought Fall (1999) 32.3: 55-62.

A Peer Evaluation in the Composition Classroom.  Presented at the Conference on College Composition
                and Communication, Atlanta, Georgia, 1999.

A Human Identity in Christopher Marlowe's Tamburlaine, Parts I and II, and Doctor Faustus.
    Presented at Fourth International Christopher Marlowe Conference, Cambridge University,
    Cambridge, England, 1998.