Academic interests

literature and psychology, and language and psychology (psychoanalytic interpretation of texts, gender studies,computer-assisted learning, concepts of narrative identity)


  • Teaching Excellence Recognition Award 1997
  • Trustee's Teaching Award, 2005
  • FACET, 2005


  • Editor, Contributor: Gender Studies: New Directions in Feminist Criticism (Bowling Green State University Popular Press 1986);>
  • numerous journal articles


On-site administrator for Department of English at IUPU Columbus;

Supervisor of adjunct faculty for the English Program