EDUCATION

 

Ph.D. in English (Concentration in Creative Writing, Poetry), May 2017

University of Nebraska—Lincoln                                                                                               

Dissertation: Silence Emerging from Birds, a collection of poems

Committee:    Ted Kooser, Kenneth Price, Tyler White, Grace Bauer (chair)

Qualifying Exam Areas: “Twentieth Century American Lyric Poetry” and “Persona Poetry in Sequence”

 

M.F.A. in Writing (Concentration in Poetry), July 2011

Vermont College of Fine Arts                                                                                                       

Critical Thesis: “A Finite House for the Infinite: How Poems Awaken Us to the Present Moment”

Creative Thesis: Quantum Silence, a collection of poems

Graduating Lecture: “The Biology of Imagination”

 

B.A. in English and Music, magna cum laude, May 2007

Simmons College (now Simmons University)     

CURRENT POSITION

Creative Writing Program Coordinator, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Foreign Languages, and Cultural Studies, Northwestern State University

RESEARCH, TEACHING, & CREATIVE INTERESTS

 

American Poetry (Nineteenth Century through present), poetics, persona poetry, poems in sequence, multi-genre creative writing, creative nonfiction, literary editing, publishing, first-year writing

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