Professor of English
B.S. University of Cincinnati
M.S. Ohio State University
M.A. Ohio State University
Ph.D. Ohio State University
Palm Beach Atlantic College (1994-2000)
Malone University (2000-present)
Recent Scholarly Work
Article: "Faith Integration and the Irreducible Metaphors of Disciplinary Discourse" Christian Scholars Review Fall 2009.
Poems: "The First Dark Feeder Band," and "Forty," both in Ohio Teachers Write, Spring 2009.
Book Review of A Generous Orthodoxy by Brian D. McLaren, reviewed in The Chesterton Review, Spring/Summer 2008.
Foundations of American Literature
Modern Literary Theory
Literature in Society
Faith in the World Seminar
I'm married to Ginny, a nurse, and we have three children. I belong to Akron Christian Reformed Church, I grow vegetables, and I play Bocce and the Mountain Dulcimer.