C.V.

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EDUCATION

Ph.D.

English with a Creative Writing Emphasis (1996)
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
Dissertation: COUNTING THE DIFFERENT SHADES OF RED,
poetry manuscript

M.A.

English (1991)
Marshall University, Huntington, WV
 Thesis: HISTORY FLUID AND IN MOTION, poetry manuscript
Thesis: SHIRLEY JACKSON AND THE FEMINIST GOTHIC, critical paper

B.A.

English and Psychology-Sociology (1983)
Marietta College, Marietta, OH

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Poet-in-the-Schools (February - April 2009)

Pratum Elementary School
Butte Creek Elementary School
Hired through the Silverton, OR Poets

Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY | Department of English and Theatre 
Assistant Professor (2002-2007; promoted to Associate Professor and tenured in 2007)

 

Graduate Classes Taught:  Advanced Poetry Workshop, Advanced Creative Writing Workshop, 20th Century American Gothic: The Haunted House, The Business of Creative Writing, Second Wave Feminism

Honors Classes Taught:  Banned, Censored, Challenged: Books Someone Didn’t Want You to Read, Composition 105

Undergraduate Classes Taught:  Poetry Reading and Writing, Introduction to Creative Writing, Advanced Creative Writing Workshop, Creative Nonfiction Workshop, The Business of Creative Writing, Second Wave Feminism, World Literature II, Composition 101, Composition 102

Classes Created:  Second Wave Feminism, 20th Century American Gothic: The Haunted House, Banned, Censored, Challenged: Books Someone Didn’t Want You to Read, The Business of Creative Writing

EKU Summer Creative Writing Conference (2003 and 2004): Organizer, Director, and Teacher

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