Teaching

On this page is my teaching portfolio, including a list of the courses I have taught and some sample syllabi and assignments.

To get a glimpse of my teaching in action, follow this link to an Inside Illinois article entitled “Neglected Classrooms Getting Much-Needed Renovations.”  The photographs were taken in Fall 2012 of my “Principles of Composition” course.

TEACHING DOCUMENTS:

For a link to my teaching philosophy, please click here

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA, 2013-PRESENT

Graduate level courses:

“Literary Criticism”

“Victorian Poetry and Prose”

“Introduction to Graduate Studies”

“Shakespeare”

“Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature”

“Special Topics: Nineteenth-Century Trans-Atlantic Women Writers” (hybrid graduate and undergraduate course; taught online and online-hybrid)

“Milton” (hybrid graduate and undergraduate course)

Junior and Senior level courses:

“Victorian Literature”

“Senior Seminar” (writing intensive course)

“Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature”

“Romantic Poetry and Prose”

Sophomore level courses:

“Survey of English Literature I”

“Survey of English Literature II”

Freshman level courses:

“First Year Composition I: Honors”

“First Year Composition I”

“First Year Experience”

INSTRUCTOR, UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-URBANA-CHAMPAIGN, 2012-13

Freshman level courses:

“Principles of Composition”

GRADUATE INSTRUCTOR, FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY, 2008-12

Junior and Senior level courses:

“Women in Nineteenth-Century British Literature”

Sophomore level courses:

“Contemporary Literature: Neo-Victorianism”

“Survey of British Literature: Romantics to the Present”

“The Short Story: Nineteenth-Century British Short Fiction”

“Survey of British Literature: London in Literature 1790-1945” (Taught at FSU’s London Study Centre)

“The Short Story: Crime in Victorian Short Stories” (Taught at FSU’s London Study Centre)

Freshman level courses:

“Writing About Medicine”

“Freshman Writing and Research”

“Freshman Composition and Rhetoric”

“Issues in American Civilization: First Year Seminar”

 GRADUATE INSTRUCTOR, UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT WILMINGTON, 2005-6

Freshman level courses:

“College Writing and Reading I”

“College Writing and Reading II”