Recipient, 2012 State
Council of Higher Education for Virginia's "Rising Star" Award
B.A., English, University of Notre Dame
J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D., English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
FYEC 190 Moonlight, Magnolias, and Militias: The South in Fact and Fiction
ENGL 252 Introduction to American Literature (20th C)
ENGL 365 Literature of the American South
ENGL 381 Special Topics: Native American Literature
Poet of the Lost Cause: A Life of Father Ryan. With Don Beagle. University
of Tennessee Press, 2008.
Southern Writers: A New Biographical Dictionary. With Joseph Flora and Amber
Vogel, eds. LSU Press, 2006.
Manuscript under development: Ernest Hemingway, Counting the Costs.
“The Junebug Crisis," book chapter, Southerners on Film: Essays on Hollywood Portrayals
Since the 1970s. (McFarland Press, 2011): 147-160.
"The French Connection: Some Visual and Literary Sources for 'The Light of the World,'"
Hemingway Review 30.1 (Fall 2010): 83-102.
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