Director of MA
Hibbs Hall 415
BA Miami University
MA, PhD Texas A&M University
Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture. Museum Culture. Early American Literature. Scholarly Editing and Digital Publishing.
The Temple and the Forum: The Museum and Cultural Authority in Hawthorne, Melville, Stowe and Whitman. Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, 2007.
“Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville” in Hawthorne in Context. Ed. Monika Elbert. Cambridge UP, 2016.
Ed. with Wesley Raabe. “A Selection from Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin: A Digital Critical Edition: “Topsy.” Scholarly Editing: The Annual for the Association of Documentary Editing 33.1 (2012) http://www.scholarlyediting.org/2012/editions/intro.utctopsy.html
“January 29,1852, Chapter 31, Part 1: Uncle Tom’s Cabin in the National Era, Commentary by Les Harrison.” The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society. 29 January 2012. http://nationalera.wordpress.
Co-Editor, with Colin Dewwy, Melville and Art, The Melville Electronic Library.
Faculty Advisor, VCU Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, The International English Honor Society.
Student Support Certification
Fulbright Scholars Grant. Universiteit Gent, Spring 2013.
Faculty photo by Patrick Scott Vickers – 2014