Teaching at Kennesaw State since 2008
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Specializations: Twentieth-century American literature; modern and contemporary American and British poetry.
Courses Regularly Taught: English 2145 (Introduction to English Studies), English 2160 (American Literature Survey), English 4560 (Twentieth-century American Literature); Writing 3109 (Careers in Writing)
Most Recent Publications: "Fairfield Porter and the Plane Tree: Some Thoughts on James Schuyler's 'A Cardinal.'" Southwest Review (forthcoming). "The Mystery of the World: On the Criticism of Fairfield Porter". The Yale Review (forthcoming). "I Was Born in Lucerne: The Reinvention of Philip Levine." South Carolina Review 44.2 (2012): 41-61.