Associate Professor of Writing
043B Maryland Hall
Loyola University Maryland
Baltimore, Md. 21210
Phone: (410) 617-5501
Fax: (410) 617-2934
University of Maryland (2014), Ph.D., English Language and Literature
Carnegie Mellon University (2008), M.A., Rhetoric
McDaniel College (2007), B.A., English (honors) and Spanish. Honors Program graduate. Summa cum laude
Writing 100: Effective Writing
Honors 210: Eloquentia Perfecta [Diversity-designated]
Writing 220: Introduction to Rhetoric [Diversity-designated]
Writing 311: Style
Writing 320: Argumentation
Writing 386: Democracy, Policy, and America’s Foundational Texts [Peace and Justice Studies]
“The Interpretive Stasis of Assimilation: Evangelical Arguments against the ‘Magical’ Use of the Prayer of Jabez.”Rhetoric Review 34.4 (2015): 409-425.
“Starting the Conversation: An Exploratory Study of Factors that Influence Student Office Hour Use.” College Teaching 62.3 (2014): 94-99. With Whitney Griffin, et al.
“The Stylistic Virtues of Clarity and Obscurity in Augustine of Hippo’s De doctrina Christiana.” Advances in the History of Rhetoric 16.1 (2013): 58-81.
For more information about my teaching, research, and other professional activities, see my CV in PDF.