Teaching at Kennesaw State since 1992
Education: Ph.D. English/Film Studies, 2001, Georgia State University
Other Affiliations or Positions: Graduate Faculty M.A. in American Studies KSU Adjunct Graduate Faculty,M.A. in Theology Spring Hill College: The Jesuit College of the South
Specializations: Film Studies, Particularly Film History 20th Century Literature, Particularly Southern Literature and Culture Catholic Studies, Particularly Modern Catholic Writers
Courses Regularly Taught: English 2145 Introduction to English, English 4620 Senior Seminar, English 3350 Regional Literature, Film 3210 Film History and Theory II, Film 3220 Studies in Film
Most Recent or Most Important Publications: • Contributing Monthly Columnist on Literature and Film for The Georgia Bulletin: The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta • “Fine and Dangerous: Teaching Merton.” CrossCurrents 59.1 (2009): 69-87. • “Accustomed to the Light: A Philosophy of Teaching.” (Finalist Essay for the Excellence in the Academy Awards) Thought and Action: The Journal of the National Education Association 19.1 (2003): 19-26.