Curriculum Vitae

Selections from Curriculum Vitae


EDUCATION

Ph.D.     University of Oklahoma, 2001.  Modernism and Literary and Cultural Theory.

M.A.      California State University, Fullerton, 1993.  Modern British and American literature

B.A.      California State University, Fullerton, 1991.

TEACHING AND RESEARCH AREAS OF INTEREST

Modernism (including the fin de siècle), Modern Novel, Twentieth-Century British Fiction, Science Fiction, Gothic Fiction, Literary and Cultural Theory

PUBLICATIONS

Articles

  • “Bram Stoker’s Dracula.”  General Themes in Literature.  Ed. Jennifer McClinton-Temple.  New York: Facts on File, Inc., 2010.
  • “D.H. Lawrence’s The Rainbow.” General Themes in Literature.  Ed. Jennifer McClinton-Temple.  New York: Facts on File, Inc., 2010.
  • “D.H. Lawrence’s Women in Love.” General Themes in Literature.  Ed. Jennifer McClinton-Temple.  New York: Facts on File, Inc., 2010. 
  • “Civilized Savages: D.H. Lawrence and Primitivism.”  Origins of English Literary Modernism, 1870-1914.  Ed. Gregory F. Tague.  Bethesda, Maryland: Academica Press, 2008.  237-256.
  • “J.G. Ballard: Psychopathology, Apocalypse, and the Media Landscape.”  The Blackwell Companion to the British and Irish Short Story.  Ed. Cheryl Alexander Malcolm and David Malcolm.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2008.  516-523.
  • “Science Fiction and Fantasy: Beyond Pulp Fiction” [On selected short stories after 1945].  The Blackwell Companion to the British and Irish Short Story.  Ed. Cheryl Alexander Malcolm and David Malcolm.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2008.  372-383.
  • “The Gothic Gaze: The Politics of Gender in Patrick McGrath’s Asylum”  Teaching Contemporary British FictionSpecial issue of  A & E: Anglistik und Englischunterricht.  Ed. Steven Barfield, Anja Muller-Wood, Philip Tew, and Leigh Wilson.  Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag, Winter 2007: 159-174.
  • “Michael Moorcock.”  Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 319: British and Irish Short Fiction Writers, 1945-2000.  Ed. Cheryl Alexander Malcolm and David Malcolm.  Detroit: Thomson Gale, 2005.  245-256.
  • “Angela Carter.”  Encyclopedia of Literature and Politics: Censorship, Revolution, and Writing.  Ed. M. Keith Booker.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood P, 2005.  141-142.
  • “David Harvey.”  Encyclopedia of Literature and Politics: Censorship, Revolution, and Writing.  Ed. M. Keith Booker.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood P, 2005.  335-336.
  • “Terry Eagleton.”  Encyclopedia of Literature and Politics: Censorship, Revolution, and Writing.  Ed. M. Keith Booker.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood P, 2005.  221-222.
  • “U.S. Cultural Studies.”  Co-authored with Vincent B. Leitch.  The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism.  2nd ed.  Ed. Michael Groden, Martin Kreiswirth, and Imre Szeman.  Baltimore:  Johns Hopkins UP, 2004.  224-230.
  • “Angela Margaret Thirkell.”  Modern British Women Writers: An A-to-Z Guide.  Ed. Vicki and Del Janik. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood P, 2002.  335-340. 
  • “Sybille Bedford.”  Modern British Women Writers: An A-to-Z Guide.  Ed. Vicki and Del Janik.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood P, 2002.  21-26.
  • “György Lukács.”  The Edinburgh Encyclopedia of Modern Criticism and Theory.  Ed.  Julian Wolfreys. Edinburgh: U of Edinburgh P, 2002.  106-113. Co-published in the U.S. by Continuum as The Continuum Encyclopedia of Modern Criticism and Theory (2002).
  • “Timely Materialisms: New Combinations of Poststructuralism and Cultural Critique.”  Review Essay.  Modern Fiction Studies 46.2 (2000):  480-495.

Reprinted Articles

  • “U.S. Cultural Studies.”  Co-authored with Vincent B. Leitch.  Contemporary Literary and Cultural Theory: The Johns Hopkins Guide.  Ed. Michael Groden, Martin Kreiswirth, and Imre Szeman.  Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins UP, 2012.  84-90.
  • “György Lukács.”  Modern European Criticism and Theory: A Critical Guide.  Ed.  Julian Wolfreys.  Edinburgh: U of Edinburgh P, 2006.  104-111.
  • “Kritikai kultúrakutatás az Egyesült Államokban” [Cultural Studies in the United States].  Co-authored with Vincent B. Leitch.  Translated into Hungarian by György Túry.  Helikon 1-2 (2005): 102-114.

Headnotes

  • “Cora Kaplan.”  Contemporary Literary Criticism: Literary and Cultural Studies.  Fourth ed.  Eds. Robert Con Davis and Ronald Schleifer.  New York: Longman, 1998.  592-593.
  • “Dick Hebdige.” Contemporary Literary Criticism: Literary and Cultural Studies.  Fourth ed.  Eds. Robert Con Davis and Ronald Schleifer.  New York: Longman, 1998.  655-656.

CONFERENCES

Papers

  • “Freud’s Primal Father: Patriarchy and Parody in Angela Carter’s The Magic Toyshop.”  Angela Carter: A Critical Exploration.  University of Northampton.  Co-Sponsored by UKNMFS.  Northampton, UK.  5-6 June 2009.
  • “The End of Civilization: The Avant-Garde in D.H. Lawrence’ Women in Love.”  Annual South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention.  Louisville, Kentucky.  7-9 November 2008.
  • “The Death of the Author: D.H. Lawrence and the Egyptian Gothic.”  The Network for Modern Fiction Studies Summer Research Seminar Series.  University of Westminster.  London, England.  18 June 2008.
  • “The Mysteries of Isis: D.H. Lawrence, Sexuality, and the Egyptian Gothic.”  36th Annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900.  University of Louisville.  21-23 February 2008.
  • “At the Crossroads of Psychoanalysis and Cultural Studies: Introducing J.G. Ballard’s Short Stories in the Twenty-First Century.”  From Shanghai to Shepperton: An International Conference on J.G. Ballard.  University of East Anglia.  Norwich, United Kingdom.  5 May 2007.
  • “Monstrosity and Gender: Representations of the New Woman at the Fin de Siécle.”  High and Low Culture.  48th Annual Midwest Modern Language Association Convention.  Chicago, Illinois.  9-12 November 2006.
  • “Gothic Fiction and the Politics of Representing Human Nature.”  Deviance and Defiance: Seventh Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association.  Hosted by the University of Montreal and Wilfred Laurier University.  Montreal, Quebec.  11-14 August 2005.
  • “The Freudian Gothic: Strategies for Teaching Patrick McGrath’s Asylum.”  Teaching Contemporary British Fiction.  University of Westminster, co-sponsored by the UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies.  London, England.  29 May 2004.
  • "Postmodern Realism:  The Critique of Postmodernism in the Contemporary English Novel."  Contemporary English Literature.  The Thirteenth Annual Central New York Conference on Language and Literature.  SUNY, Cortland.  26-28 October 2003.
  • “The Ideologies of Modernity and Primitivism: D.H. Lawrence and Anthropology.”  Fourth Annual Conference of the Modernist Studies Association.  University of Wisconsin-Madison.  31 October-3 November 2002.
  • “Modernism and Geometry:  From Realistic Representation to Formalism.”  Second Annual Conference of the Modernist Studies Association.  University of Pennsylvania.  12-15 October 2000.
  • “‘Life doesn’t stand much looking into’: Criminal Anthropology, Tabulation, and the Crisis of Positivism in Joseph Conrad’s The Secret Agent.”  Literature and Science at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century.  14th Annual Society for Literature and Science Conference.  University of Oklahoma.  7-9 October 1999.
  • “Modernism and Gender: A Critical Overview.” Twentieth-Century English Literature: Policing Modernism.  The Ninth Annual Central New York Conference on Language and Literature.  SUNY, Cortland.  3-5 October 1999.
  • “Enlightenment Narrative and Southern Modernism:  Faulkner and Narratology.”  22nd Annual Colloquium on Modern Literature and Film.  University of West Virginia.  17-19 October 1997.

Chaired Panels

  • Panel on Contemporary English Literature at the Fourteenth Annual Central New York Conference on Language and Literature.  SUNY, Cortland.  26-28 October 2004.