Teaching: First-Year composition; English Language Arts (ELA)Methods courses ; undergraduate introductory literature courses, and graduate courses in writing and the teaching of writing.
Research: Currently researching the transaction between place-based education, issues of sustainability, and multi-genre/modal writing; I am also interested in writing and the teaching of writing; Multicultural Teacher Education, Sustainability, Qualitative Research.
English Department: Teacher Education Committee; Department Life Committee; Peer Observation
University Service: Field Experience Committee
Local/Regional Service Board Member: Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of English Language Arts (PCTELA); Board Member: Chester County Night School (CCNS)
Interests/Passions Outside of Academe: Traveling, Walking, Amateur Bird Watcher, Cooking, Reading