me introduce myself....
left is a much younger version of your teacher, Dr.
standing in the sculpture garden of Caius Cibber behind
Belvoir Castle. During the summer of 1995, I spent
in England examining the Lansdowne Manuscript of Chaucer's
Canterbury Tales as part of my MA research at
West Texas A&M University and Harlaxton
College near Grantham in Lincolnshire, England. On the
right, we have an older and grayer picture of him from
May 2006, sitting near the reconstruction
site of the Athenian Acropolis, where he traveled
as part of an ACA grant on classical studies.
If you are
reading this page, you are either (a) one of my
students, or (b) hopelessly lost on the web. You
are welcome to browse here in either case.
I have taught
college-level courses at West
Texas A & M University (from 1993 until 1995)
and the University of
Oregon (from 1995 until the spring term of 2002).
In the fall term of 2002, I began teaching at Gonzaga
University and from there, I moved to Carson-Newman University in Tennessee, where I am currently an
the courses I
currently teach at Carson-Newman University.
Here are the
courses I have taught at Gonzaga University.
Here are the courses
I have taught at the University of Oregon.
Here are the
courses I have taught at West Texas A & M University.
In terms of scholarship,
my primary interest is fourteenth-century medieval
literature (especially Chaucer), though I am also
interested in medieval theories of rhetoric, in computer-assisted
composition, textual editing, the Bible as literature,
and many other areas.
If you want to learn
more, you can click here for my Curriculum
Vitae. Otherwise, click here to return to the