Ph.D., University of Florida (1988)
E.D.M., Armstrong Atlantic State University (1984)
A.B., Florida Southern College (1969)



CLASSES TAUGHT
Course Num Course Title
EDUC-461 Directed Teaching
ENGL-101 Writing and Inquiry I
ENGL-102 Writing and Inquiry II
ENGL-204 Readings in African-Amer Lit
ENGL-214 Literature and Experience
ENGL-303 Renaissance
ENGL-304 Classicism
ENGL-401 Young Adult Literature
ENGL-451 Meth of Teach Secondary Engl
ENGL-499 Senior Seminar
HUMA-330 HeroesLovers&ClassicAdventures
HUMA-390 Rebirth of Culture

ARTICLES - REFEREED
  • Spanning the Gulf: Empathy, Dialogue, and Harmony in Exploring Literature of Diversity in CEA Forum. (2008)

PRESENTATIONS
  • "Engaging Urban Youth in Meaningful Literacy". National Council of Teachers of English. Las Vegas, Nevada. (November, 2012)
  • "Crossing the Border: Ensuring Success for Emigrating English Teachers". College English Association Annual Conference. Richmond, Virginia. (March, 2012)
  • "The Nature of Slavery: Harmonizing Divergent Points of View". College English Association Annual Conference. Savannah, Georgia. (2012)
  • 'Two Way Bridging: Connecting Two Realms of English Instruction'. South Carolina Council of Teachers of English Annual Conference. Kiawah Island, South Carolina. (January, 2011)
  • 'But I Worked SO HARD on This: Confronting Rude Awakenings in Freshman Writing'. College English Association Annual Conference. St. Louis, Missouri. (March, 2008)
  • 'Dori Sanders Revisited: Incorporating Her Magic in a Variety of Class Settings'. South Carolina Council of Teachers of English Annual Conference. Kiawah Island, South Carolina. (January, 2008)
  • 'Cooperative Learning in the Classroom'. Lander University EEDA Symposium. Greenwood, South Carolina. (August, 2007)
  • 'Spanning the Gulf: Empathy, Dialogue, and Harmony in Exploring Literature of Diversity'. College English Association Annual Conference. New Orleans, Louisiana. (April, 2007)
  • 'Vision and Re-Vision: The Goal of Clear-Sighted Writing'. Claflin Conference on Contemporary English Language Arts and Pedagogy. Orangeburg, South Carolina. (November, 2006)