Position: Department Chair & Associate Professor of English
Location: Gregory 154
Employed Since: 2007
PhD, English, Indiana University; MA, English, Temple University; BA, English Indiana University
Fields of Expertise:
Writing, Victorian Literature, Science Fiction, History and Philosophy of Science
“Isolating the Gendered Subject: A Comparison of Female and Male Robinsonades in Gravity and The Martian.” SFRA. Milwaukee, WI | 2018 “Seven of Nine’s Problematic Feminism.” ICFA. Orlanda, FL | 2018
“Octavia Butler’s Wellsian Imagination.” ICFA. Orlanda, FL | 2015
“Breaking the Mold: Self-Creation in Shaw’s Philanderer and Pygmalion.” NEMLA. Harrisburg, PA | 2014
“‘There’s a Woman in There If You’d Take the Time to Look’: Seven of Nine’s Problematic Feminism.” It’s Not The Destination, But The Journey: Essays Exploring Star Trek: Voyager. McFarland, forthcoming 2019.
Review of Wells Meets Deleuze: The Scientific Romances Reconsidered, by Michael Starr, SFRA Review, forthcoming.
2nd Place on Jeopardy! April 2011.