Expertise

His classes mix discussion with socio-economic and historical background and anecdotal information; he is particularly interested in how texts depict the culture in which they were produced. Language is also an important aspect to his pedagogy, because no matter how much you play with it, you can't break it.

Past Affiliations

Associate Chair, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts, Auburn University

Associate Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts, Auburn University

Assistant Professor, English
1995 - 1997

Communities
English
Degrees
PhD, Pennsylvania State University, English, 1995
MA, Pennsylvania State University, English, 1989
BA, Millersville State University, English, 1986
Keywords
language or literature medieval language or literature english language or literature chaucer
Languages
English, French, Latin
Associations
Dante Society of America
John Gower Society
Medieval Academy of America
Modern Language Association of America
New Chaucer Society