Associate Professor (English)
B.A., M.A. (Western Ontario), Ph.D. (Toronto)
Office: Champlain College S403
Telephone: (705) 748-1011 ext. 7398
Modern and contemporary American fiction; African-American fiction; 19th century American women poets; black literary and critical theory; theories of subjectivity and the body; Faulkner; Morrison
"Labor, Economy, and Desire: Rethinking American Nationhood through Yoknapatawpha." Mississippi Quarterly: The Journal of Southern Cultures. Special Issue: William Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha. Ed. Martin Kreiswirth. Vol. 57. Number 4, Fall 2004: 569 - 92.
"The Subject of Race: Imaginary Whiteness in Go Down, Moses," Études Faulkneriennes IV: Méconnaissance, Race, and the Real in Faulkner’s Fiction. Ed. Michael Zeitlin, André Bleikasten, and Nicole Moulinoux. Presse Universitaires de Rennes, 2004: 53 - 64.
"Marking the Body: The Material Dislocation of Gender in Alice Walker's The Color Purple." Ariel. Vol. 34. Number 2-3, April - July 2003: 37 - 70.
"Material Difference and The Supplementary Body in Alice Walker's The Color Purple." Body Matters: Feminism, Textuality, Corporeality. Edited by Avril Horner and Angela Keane. Manchester: Manchester UP, 2000: 97-108.
"The Policing and Proliferation of Desire: Gender and the Homosocial in Faulkner's Sanctuary." The Faulkner Journal. Volume 14. Number 2, 1999: 21-39.
"The Black and White of Race." The Canadian Review of American Studies. Volume 28. Number 1, 1998: 79-104.
Perspectives on Timothy Findley. Special Issue of the Journal of Canadian Studies. Volume 33. Number 4, 1999. Co-edited with Michael Peterman.
"An Introduction in Two Parts." Perspectives on Timothy Findley. Special Issue of the Journal of Canadian Studies. Volume 33, Number 4, 1999: 3-9. Co-authored with Michael Peterman.