PhD, English, University of Georgia, 1996
BA, English, Converse College, 1983
Prior Professional Positions
Athens-Clarke County Government, Commissioner, 2005 to 2013
UGA Franklin College, Academic Advisor, 2006 to 2011
UGA English Department, Adjunct Instructor, 2000 to 2004
Jagiellonian University, Fulbright Lecturer, 1999 to 2000
University of West Georgia, Visiting Assistant Professor, 1997 to 1999
Writing Fellow, UGA Center for Teaching and Learning, 2014
Outstanding Professional Advisor, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, 2011
Fulbright Scholar, Fulbright Scholar Program, 1999
Areas of Expertise
- Writing in the Disciplines
- 19th- and 20th-Century American Literature
- Fall 2002. "Edith Wharton and the Future of Fiction".Edith Wharton Review, XVIII(2).
- Winter 2000. "The Making of a Professional: Edith Wharton's The Decoration of Houses". South Atlantic Review, 65(1).