Senior Lecturer, Humanities
BA English, Bates College
MA English, Boston University
PhD English, Boston University
Teaching interests: Film, nineteenth-century American literature and the ancient Greeks, and ethics
Research interests: Film and Sports Literature
Framing Films: Critical Perspectives on Film History. Kendall Hunt, 2009, served as a Contributing Editor.
“Anonymous: Augustine’s Mistress” published in The Penwood Review, Vol. 16, Summer 2013.
“Of Sacred Art and the Artist: Henry James’s ‘The Altar of the Dead'” published in Christianity and Literature, Vol. 51, no. 2 (2002); republished in Short Story Criticism, Vol. 108, 2008.
“Righteous Anger, Silent Communion: War and Peace in the Poetry of Wendell Berry” published in Making Peace in Our Time: Proceedings of the Northeast Regional Conference of Christianity and Literature, Regis College, 2008.
“The Order of Rage: Epistemology and the Need for Knowledge in Paul Schrader’s Affliction” published in Film and Knowledge: Essays on the Integration of Images and Ideas, ed. Kevin Stoehr, McFarland and Company, 2002.
“The Massacre of the Innocents” published in Windhover, a Journal of Christian Literature, Vol. 15, January 2011.
“Pas de Deus” and “Locusts and Wild Honey” published in Windhover, A Journal of Christian Literature, Vol. 14, January 2010.
“Fireboats” in The Penwood Review, a poetry publication for writers of faith, Vol. 14.2, Fall 2010.
“Deborah, Milton’s Daughter,” in Poem, Number 104, Nov. 2010).
Other professional activity and/or awards:
Film Lovers and Philosophy Society (co-advisor), 2001-present.
Faith and Film Festival Committee, 2001-2003, 2005.