Ph.D., English, 2009, University of California, Davis.
M.F.A., Creative Writing, 1994, University of Pittsburgh.
B.A., English, 1990, University of Pittsburgh.
Non-Senate Faculty Professional Development Award, 2018.
Non-Senate Faculty Professional Development Award, 2016.
Work in Progress
Dysfunctional Family Values: Nurturing the Neoliberal Self in U.S. Memoir, Lexington Books, 2020.
Who's Your Source? A Writer’s Guide to Effectively Evaluating and Ethically Using Resources, with Karma Waltonen. Broadview Press, 2019.
Preserving U.S. History: Commemorating Contested Events, with Klara Stephanie Szlezák, Routledge, 2019.
"Dysfunctional Family Values: U.S. Memoir in the Neoliberal Age," Journal of Popular Culture, Volume 21, Number 2, April 2018.
Twenty Writing Assignments in Context: An Instructor’s Resource for the Composition Classroom, co-edited with Karma Waltonen. McFarland, 2017.
La Caricature 1830-1835: Lithographies Complètes (French to English translation), with Joanna Oseman. Alan Wofsy Fine Arts Press, 2017.
“Relocating Autism: The Rhetoric of Place in Representations of Disability.” Forthcoming in The Rhetoric of Locality: The Challenges of Documenting the Indescribable. Eds. Libby Allison and Marion F. Williams.