TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Director of the Writing Program & Assistant Professor,Wichita State U., Wichita, KS, 2005-Present.

  • · English 880 Master’s Thesis
  • · English 855 Directed Readings
  • · English 780 Theory and Practice in Composition for College
  • · English 712 Graduate Studies in Fiction
  • · English 680 Theory and Practice in Composition
  • · English 581 Composition Practicum
  • · English 533 Contemporary Fiction
  • · English 401 Advanced Fiction Writing
  • · English 345 Studies in Comparative Literature
  • · English 330 Nature of Fiction
  • · English 232 Themes in American Literature: Humor
  • · English 210 Business and Technical Writing
  • · English 102 Composition II
  • · English 101 Composition

Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin – Fox Valley, Menasha, WI, 2000-2005.

  • · English 285 The Literature of Nature
  • · English 273 Irish Literature and Literary Tour of Ireland
  • · English 255 The History of Poetry
  • · English 204 Creative Writing II
  • · English 204CV Creative Writing II via compressed video
  • · English 203 Creative Writing I
  • · English 201 Advanced Composition – Independent Study
  • · English 101/2 Composition I/II
  • · INT 290 Interdisciplinary Studies
  • · DE Courses Memoir and Creative Non-Fiction, The Event Memoir, Getting

Published in Fiction Writing

Assistant Professor, Waynesburg CollegeWaynesburg, PA, 1999-2000.

  • · English 497 Independent Studies: Fiction and Poetry
  • · English 408 War
  • · English 349 Advanced Poetry Writing
  • · English 348 Advanced Fiction Writing (Directed Readings)
  • · English 329 Business/Professional Communications, Technical Writing
  • · English 325 The World of Work
  • · English 319 Love, Sex, Marriage, and the Family
  • · English 249 Intermediate Poetry Writing
  • · English 206 Advanced Expository Writing
  • · English 148 Creative Writing: Fiction
  • · English 101 Communication Skills I

Doctoral Fellow, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, 1996-1999.

  • · English 366 Fiction Writing
  • · English 307 Literature in Our Lives
  • · English 305 Pre-Professional Writing
  • · English 266 Introduction to Creative Writing
  • · English 101 Composition I

Teaching Assistant, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, 1993-1995.

Teaching Assistant, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 1989-1992.

ESL Instructor, Upking Corporation, Taipei, Taiwan, summer, 1991.

ESL Instructor, Weber State University, Ogden, UT, summer, 1990.

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