Positions held

English Department Head 1992-1999
Professor of English 1981 to Present
Current President TN Philological Association

Professional Organizations
Tennessee Philological Association
American Culture Association of the South
Popular Culture Association
Dickens Fellowship
Authors Ink
Tennessee Council of Teachers of English
National Council of Teachers of English
Tennessee/Kentucky American Studies Association
Community & Civic Organizations
Amnesty International
Mercy Ministries
Southern Law Review


My hobbies are reading, writing poetry, and watching sports at both Trevecca and Vanderbilt.