- 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/InterestColonial and Romantic American Literature, Transcendentalism, Literary Theory, Philosophy
"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.