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  • 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/Interest

English 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.