Ph.D., Composition-Rhetoric, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2006
M.A., Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley, 1979
B.A., Classics, University of California, Berkeley, 1977
I teach writing and write essays. I am currently thinking about the rise of the provincial city for a book on the topic.
– “Table V. Chair,” Hotel Amerika, Vol. 12, pp.147-149. Winter 2014.
– “Differences: Sex, Separateness, and Marriage,” Salmagundi, Fall/Winter 2013/2014, pp. 197-203. Current Nominee, Essay Prize, Department of English, University of Iowa. http://essayprize.org/current-nominees/
– “Better Practices in Mourning,” Southwest Review,” Vol. 94, no. 3, pp. 366-372. Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2010, ed. Robert Atwan
ENGL 120, Reading and Writing the Modern Essay
ENGL 114, Writing Seminars
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