PhD in English with concentration in Rhetoric & Composition, University of North Carolina at Greensboro (2004)
MA in English, Western Carolina University (2000)
BA in English and Spanish, Wofford College (1993)
First-Year Composition, American Literature Surveys, Advanced Composition, Fiction Workshop, Studies in Rhetoric and Writing, and the Summer Institute of the West Tennessee Writing Project.
Writing and Writing Pedagogy, Post-Modern American Literature, and the Rhetoric of American Music.
Director of the West Tennessee Writing Project, an affiliate site of the National Writing Project that seeks to improve writing and writing instruction in West Tennessee's K-12 classrooms across the curriculum. Lead facilitator of Voice Lessons: the UTM Faculty Writing Project.