Title: Associate Professor
Education: Ph.D. in Creative Writing, Ohio University, 2006; Master of Fine Arts in Poetry, Eastern Washington University, 2001; Bachelor of Arts in English, Eastern Washington University, 1999.
Research Interests: In both poetry and fiction, I am interested in the role of voice, the relationship between individual and place, and representations of gender.
Recent Publications: Best American Poetry 2013
Courses (Fall 2015): Introduction to Literature, Business Writing, Literature into Film, Creative Writing
Courses (Spring 2016): College Composition, Short Fiction, Business Writing
Phone: (740) 376-4638
What can a student expect when taking one of your classes?
An open, welcoming atmosphere in which ideas can be exchanged and students can grow intellectually, creatively, and interpersonally.
What excites you about teaching at Marietta College?
Working with both excellent students and colleagues.
When you aren’t teaching, what other activities do you enjoy?
Reading, writing, watching movies, spending time with friends and family
Do you prefer flipping through the pages of a book or an e-book?
What is your favorite location on campus and why?
The classroom . . . and the library . . . and the grounds around campus, because each provides a different space for interacting with others.
What is your favorite Marietta College event?
All Scholars Day