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Doctoral Dissertations Chaired


Hester Blum "View from the Mast-Head: Antebellum American Sea Narratives and the Maritime Imagination"


Jennifer Jordan Baker "A Speculative Language: Finance and Literary Imagination in Early America"


Michael Magee, Jr. "Emancipating Pragmatisms: Emerson, Jazz and Experimental Writing"


Joseph Murphy "Exposing the Modern: World's Fairs and American Literary Culture, 1853-1907"

Courses Taught

summer 1998

spring 1998

ENGL 388.301 Topics in American Poetry  

fall 1997

ENGL 088.401 American Poetry  

fall 1995

spring 1995

ENGL 082.001 American Literature to 1870