Teaching and Research Experience

U. S. Naval Academy
Department of English

Assistant Professor (1990-1995); Associate Professor (1995-2001); Professor (2001-present)

Courses Taught:

Upper-Level Literature Courses

Survey of Classical and Medieval Literature (HE219)
Survey of Western Literature II (HE218)  Link to spring, 2009 syllabus
Types of Fiction (HE306) Link to spring, 2006 syllabus
Shakespeare (HE333) Link to spring, 2000  syllabus
Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature Survey (HE315)  Link to fall, 2011  syllabus The Restoration and Eighteenth Century in Literature and Film

Upper-Level Special Topics Courses


Senior Seminar in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Satire (HE467)  
Senior Seminar in the Art and Literature of Augustan Rome (HE461)
Honors Seminar in the Classical Ideal in the Eighteenth Century (HE506)
Honors Seminar in the Art and Literature of Imperial Rome (HE506) Link to fall, 1999 syllabus
Honors Seminar in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre, Art, and Music (HE506) Link to fall, 2001 syllabus
Honors Seminar in Henry Fielding and Charles Dickens: Novelists of their Times (HE504) Link to spring, 2007 syllabus
Senior Seminar in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre (HE462)
Senior Seminar in Women Writing Fiction 1660-1750 (HE467)
Senior Seminar in Topics in Book History (HE467) Link to spring, 1999  syllabus
Senior Seminar in Henry Fielding and his World (HE463)  Link to fall, 2000 syllabus
Senior Seminar in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Satire (HE467)  Link to Spring, 2003 syllabus
Senior Seminar in the Art and Literature of Augustan Rome (HE461) Link to spring, 2005 syllabus

Independent Studies in Latin (HE496) (1999-2000)

Writing and Literature Courses  

Practical Writing for Freshmen (HE101)
Rhetoric and Introduction to Literature for Freshmen (HE111, HE112)
Link to fall, 2011 HE111 syllabus
Link to spring, 1999 HE112 syllabus
Rhetoric and Introduction to Literature with writing emphasis (HE111W, HE112W)
               Link to fall, 2009 HE111W syllabus
               Link to spring, 2009 HE112W syllabus
Professional Writing (HE344)

Writing Center Tutor            

The Pennsylvania State University
Department of English

Lecturer (1989-1990); Teaching Assistant (1985-1989)

Courses Taught:
      Freshman Composition
      Honors Freshman Composition
      Business Writing
Tutor in Writing Center

Secondary School Teaching (English and Latin) in North Carolina and Pennsylvania (1973-1974, 1976-1985)

Bucknell University
Department of Classics
Research Assistant (1982-1983)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Department of Classics
Graduate Assistant (1975-1976)

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