- Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID, 2009-Present Pursuing a PhD in English
- M.A. Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 1997-2002 Thesis: Re-reading Readers: A Rhetorical Approach to Using Essay Anthologies
- B.A. Utah State University, Logan, UT, 1992-1996
- A.A.S. General Education, Ricks College, Rexburg, ID, 1989-1991
Areas of Specialization/InterestEnglish Education, History, E.S.L., Rhetoric and Composition, English and the Teaching of English
Select Publications/Presentations"Writing as Active Learning Across the Disciplines." Panelist at faculty brownbag discussion, Fall 2010.
"Lois Lowry in the Classroom." BYU-Idaho Children and Young Adult Literature Conference, Fall 2009.
"Jane Eyre and the Gothic Novel." English Academic Society, November 2008.
"Teaching Becoming Naomi Leon." BYU-Idaho Children and Young Adult Literature Conference, Fall 2008.
"Why I Teach," Faculty Reading. Winter 2006.