Assistant Professor of English
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Ph.D. English, Indiana
University, Bloomington, IN 1993.
M.A. English, Oakland University, Rochester, MI 1983.
B.A. English, Oakland University, 1981, Magna Cum Laude.
The Victorian Novel as Childrens
Director: Patrick Brantlinger
Readers: David Bleich, Don Gray, Ray Hedin
TEACHING INTERESTS AND EXPERIENCE
Literature; Modernism; the Novel;
Childrens Literature; Womens Literature; Film; Composition;
Metaphor, Arts and Humanities.
TEACHING AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE
|1993-Present||Assistant Professor, English Department, Alverno College. Coordinator, Interdisciplinary Arts and Humanities courses. Coordinator, Aesthetic Responsiveness Department.|
|1991-1993||Adjunct Instructor, English Department, Indiana University.|
|1990-1991||Coordinator, Groups Writing Program, Indiana University.|
|1988-1991||Instructor, School of Continuing Studies, Indiana University.|
|1986-1988||Assistant to the Coordinator, Groups Writing Program, Indiana University.|
|1983-1989||Associate Instructor, Department of English, Indiana University.|
|1981-1983||Graduate Assistant, Department of English, Oakland University.|
|1991||Lieber Associate Instructor Award for Distinguished Teaching, Indiana University.|
|1983||External Associate Instructorship, English, Indiana University.|
|1981||Graduate Assistantship, English, Oakland University.|
SCHOLARLY AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES (recent)
Studio Arts Strategies in a General Education Arts Course: A Model for Interdisciplinary Studies, with Richard Runkel, in Liberal Education, (Volume 84, No. 4), Fall 1998.
Gaining Tenure Without Losing Your Soul: Feminist Perspectives on Tenure. Panel for the National Womens Studies Association, Oswego, NY, June 1998.
External Program Reviewer, Loras College, April 1998.
Choreography in the Classroom, workshop on multiple intelligences at the Preparing Future Faculty Conference, UWM, April 1998.
The Hook: Using Urban Legends and Other Popular Stories to Teach Introduction to Fiction, paper accepted for NCTE National Convention, Chicago, November 1996.
A Seamless Education: Shared Responsibility
for Teaching and Learning, K-16, panel presentation at
the WCTE State Convention,
Developing Outcomes for English Majors,
workshop given at M/MLA Conference, October 1994.
PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE (recent)
Humanities Consultant for The Wisconsin Conservatory of Life Long Learning, Planning Committee for NEH Grant, current.
Task Force Member, Milwaukee Art Museum, current.
Programming Community for Milwaukee Alliance of English Educators, current.
Featured Presenter, Assessment as Learning, A Day At Alverno, current.
Featured Speaker, Marquette University, on Teaching Portfolios and Preparing to Teach at Liberal Arts Colleges, Fall 1998.
Panelist on the Preparing Future Symposium, Writing Cover Letters, for Graduate Students at Marquette University, Fall 1995 and Spring 1996.
Writing Process and Writing Workshops, all-day in-service given at Hampton Elementary School, MPS, March 1996.
Featured Speaker, UWM, Presentation on Teaching at Liberal Arts Colleges, Fall 1995 and 1996.
Coordinator, Weekend College External Assessment, current.
Assessor, Social Interaction, Alverno College, current.
Reviewer, Standards Project for English Language Arts, NCTE, 1994.
Reviewer, writing anthology and textbook, Mac-Graw Hill, 1993.
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