Sampling of Courses Taught:

Creative Writing: Memoir, Poetry, and Fiction

Literature: Poetry, Modern American, Women's, Ethnic and Minority American, African American, Contemporary Fiction, Criticism, and American Culture

Major Author Seminars: Frost and Dickinson

Writing: Composition, Developmental Composition, Advanced Composition, Argumentative, and Business


Assistant Professor, Department of Languages and Literature, Ferris State University, 2015-Present

Associate Professor of EnglishQuincy University2011-2015

Coordinator of CompositionQuincy University2008-2015

Assistant Professor of English, Quincy University, 2006-2010

Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Quincy University, 2005-2006

Lecturer of English, University of Miami, 2001-2005

Lecturer, Project Renaissance, University at Albany, 1997-2000

Teaching positions were also held at: Nova Southeastern University, College of Southern Maryland, Hudson Valley Community College, Essex Community College, and Anne Arundel Community College

Non-Teaching Positions held in no particular order include: arts festival organizer, car test driver, legal secretary, cocktail waitress, office manager for a cable company,  bookkeeper for an automotive mechanic, flower delivery driver, administrative assistant, cashier at a hardware store and a bookstore, member of a school cleaning crew, retail sales person in a gift shop, hospital volunteer, real estate assistant, server, baker, and cook in a coffee shop, assistant in a photo shop, gift wrapper in a wine store, and telemarketer (for one day), among others.