Associate Professor of English
Teaching at Kennesaw State since 1998
Education: PhD, English/Rhetoric and Composition, 1998, University of Louisville
Other Affiliations or Positions: Co-Director, Summer Study Abroad in Montepulciano, Italy. Fulbright-Hays Scholar, 2003, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece. Rotary Grant Recepient, 2005, Middle Eastern Techinical University, Ankara, Turkey.
Specializations: History of Rhetoric, Food and Travel Writing, Study Abroad
Courses Regularly Taught: PRWR 6100, Readings for Writers; PRWR 6700, Special Topics; PRWR 6150, Context, Audience, and Style; WRIT 3140, Advanced Argumentation; ENGL 1102, Composition II
Most Recent or Most Important Publications: “From the Corporate to the Material: How the Translation of Liturgical Terms Shifted the Emphasis of Christian Worship.” Ελετο Οργαμμο. Athens, 2009
“Nothing that is not there and the Nothing that is: Apophatic tropes in the work of Nikos Kazantzakis.” 20 Χρονα Τ.Ξ.Γ.Μ.Δ. Επετεκιακοσ Τομοσ.” Επιμελεια Π.Ι. Κελανωδριασ, Αθηνα, 2007.
“Teaching the Tropics of Inquiry in the Composition Classroom.” Refiguring Prose Style: Possibilities for Writing Pedagogy. Eds. T.R. Johnson and Tom Pace. Utah State University Press, 2005.
Asking How Do I Get to Jones’ Farm?: Constructing Pathways through Writing in an Interdisciplinary Classroom.” Classroom Spaces and Writing Instruction. Eds. Ed Nagelhout and Carole Rutz. New Jersey: Hampton Press, 2004.