Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts
AB with High Distinction (Nebraska), MA (Washington), PhD (Nebraska-Lincoln)
Office: Ansari Business Building 631
Telephone: (775) 784-6155
Composition and Rhetoric, Teaching of Writing, Autobiography/Life Writing, Western American Literature.
“Anthropomorphizing the Essay: Loren Eiseley’s Representations of Animals.” Artifacts and Illuminations: Critical Essays on Loren Eiseley. Ed. Tom Lynch and Susan N. Maher. Lincoln: U Nebraska P, 2012. 99-122.
Co-editor with Gioia Woods. On Western Subjects: Autobiographical Writing in the North American West. Salt Lake: University of Utah Press, 2004.
“Feminism and Composition: Inclusion, Metonymy, and Disruption” (with Joy Ritchie). CCC 50 (1999): 585-606. Reprinted in Trends and Issues in Postsecondary English Studies (NCTE, 2000); Cross-talk in Comp Theory (NCTE, 2003); and Feminism and Composition: a Critical Sourcebook (NCTE, 2003).