Education

B.A. Furman University 1973
M.A. Emory University 1976
Ph.D. Emory University 1983

Academic interests

Twentieth- and twenty-first-century American literature, Southern literature, postcolonial literature, literature of South Africa and India, literature in social and historical context

Awards

FACET (Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching; TERA (Teaching Excellence Recognition Award)

Publications

Articles in American Literature, ArielMississippi QuarterlyCentennial Review and Humanities in the South

Service

Numerous Departmental, School, and Campus Committees