Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin, American Studies
M.A. University of Texas at Austin, Advertising
B.A. Macalester College, History & Communication Studies
Courses Taught at UW-Whitewater
FILM 110: "Visual Culture in America," otherwise known as Introduction to Film Studies
FILM/ENG/WGST 266: "Gender and Film"
FILM GENRE: "The Western"
FIRST YEAR ENGLISH 101: Literatures, Spaces, and Identities of the American Midwest
FIRST YEAR ENGLISH 102: Conformity, Consumerism, & Cold War Anxieties: America in the 1950s
Past Courses at UW-Whitewater
ADVANCDED COMPOSITION: "Writing the American Dream"
FIRST YEAR ENGLISH HONORS: "Autobiography and the American Experience"
FIRST YEAR ENGLISH HONORS: "Animals and American Culture"
Graduate Teaching at the Univeristy of Texas at Austin:
Walt Disney and the Disneyfication of America
The Country and City in Art, Literature, and Film
Research Interests: Regional Identity and film, Popular Representations of the American Midwest, Intersections between culture and agriculture, the Cold War and the 1950s