Program Coordinator for English Education major
Winner of 2015 Outstanding First-Year Advocate Award
Sigma Tau Delta International English Honors Society Co-advisor (with Dr. Ware)
Program Coordinator (with Dr. Passalacqua) for a National Endowment of the Humanities "Enduring Questions" grant received March 2014 for a course on trauma literature and healing to be taught twice in the 2014-2016 academic years.
Winner of a teaching award from Student Disability Services- October 2013
Winner of a teaching award from Student Athlete Advisory Committee- March 2014
Member of Graduate Faculty
Member of Teacher Education Committee
English Language Development Committee Member
Education of secondary and collegiate English teachers, pedagogical theory and practice about more effective teaching strategies, African American drama and poetry, especially Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, memoirs of biracial Americans, World Literature, trauma literature and survival stories about the Trojan War, Renaissance Europe, the Armenian genocide, the Eastern European Holocaust from 1938-45, the Vietnam Conflict, Argentina's "Dirty" War, and Rwanda's 1994 Civil War, and Greco-Roman rhetorical approaches to literature.