BA English, Albertus Magnus College
MA English, Southern Connecticut State University
PhD British Literature, University of Rhode Island
Teaching interests: Writing, non-fiction writing, Irish literature and film, and teacher education
Research interests: Education, writing, literature, film, women’s studies and Irish studies
Parental Incarceration: Personal Accounts and Developmental Impact, co-edited with Denise Johnston. Routledge, 2016.
Irish Women and Cinema: 1980-1990. NOVA Southeastern University, 2001.
Women in Northern Ireland: Cultural Studies and Material Conditions. University Press of Florida, 1999.
Forthcoming “Beyond Accommodation: Teaching Disability in Writing and Literature Courses.” The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices. Fall Issue, October 2013.
“Welcoming Children and Families Affected by Incarceration into Public Libraries.” Public Libraries. July/August, 2013.
“Among A Traveler’s Insights: Travel May Not Lead to Understanding.” “Boston Globe.” August 9, 2012. Travel Essay.
“Reaching Children of Incarcerated Parents.” Middle Ground: The Magazine of Middle Level Education. Purcellville, VA. 2011. August, 2011. 22-23.
Edited Journal: Megan Sullivan, Tanya Krupat and Venezia Michalsen, eds. S&F Online Barnard Center for Research on Women. Spring 2010: 3 pts. 4 Feb. 2011 <http://sfonline.barnard.edu/children>.
Other professional activity and/or awards:
Honorable Mention for the Linda Joy Myers Memoir Prize, San Francisco Bay Area Branch of the National League of American Pen Women, 2011.