B.S. Indiana State University, 1979.
M.L.S. Indiana State Unversity, 1980.
Academic interestsComposition and Rhetoric, hypertext communication and persuasion; Literature,esp. Science Fiction, Fantasy, horror and Weird Lit.; uses of narrative in multimedia formats, including graphic novels, comics and video games.
TeachingI teach L115, Literature for Today: Monsters and Mayhem: W270, Research and Argument; L384, Comic Books in American Culture, L384 Ray Bradbury, and L385, Science Fiction.
AwardsDistinguished Associate Faculty, IUPUI School of Liberal Arts, 1999-2000.
Outstanding Associate Faculty Writing Instructor, IUPUI Dept. of English Writing Program, 1999-2000.
PublicationsPoetry: "Dear Granny" Rhino.
"PO" Crosscurrents: A Quarterly.
Nonfiction: "Between Light and Shadow: Toward Building a Collection for All Hallow's Eve." Indiana Media Journal.
"The Confessions of a Science Fiction Reader: Notes upon values taught by Science Fiction and Fantasy" in Reaching Young People through Media. ed. Nancy Pillion. Littleton, Co.: Libraries Unlimited, 1983.