• Role:

  • Position:

    • Instructor
  • Concentration:

    • Creative Writing (Fiction and Nonfiction)
    • Literature, Writing, and Composition
  • Department:

    • English and University Composition Program
  • Education:

    • Master of Fine Art
  • Curriculum Vitae:


I have a BA in English from the University of Louisville, an MA in English from the University of North Dakota, and an MFA in Fiction from Colorado State University. I've also volunteer-taught English as Second Language in Thailand and India.

My interests and research include composition and rhetoric, writing in the sciences, creative writing (with a focus in fiction and nonfiction), the short story form, novellas, graphic novels and the comics, pop-culture studies, contemporary literature, major authors such as Cormac McCarthy and Jorge Luis Borges, science fiction, nature/environmental writing, myth-making, open educational resources, and mental health and wellness.