Certificate in Critical and Interpretive Theory - Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, The University of Illinois, 1994
M.A. English - The University of Wisconsin, 1986
B.A. English (Psychology Minor)- Gustavus Adolphus College, 1985
AREAS OF SPECIALTY
The environmental humanities
Multicultural American literatures
“New Materialisms, Old Humanisms: or, Following the Submersible.” Reprinted in Researching Gender, ed. Christina Hughes, SAGE, 2012, Sage Fundamentals of Applied Research series.
In-press (Book Chapter, Refereed)
“Sustainable This, Sustainable That: New Materialisms, Posthumanism, and Unknown Futures.” Invited essay for the PMLA “Theories and Methodologies” section. 127.3 May 2012.
Published (Journal Article, Refereed)
“Dispersing Disaster: Deepwater Horizon and the Containment of Environmentalism.” Invited essay for an edited collection on Disasters, Environmentalism, and Knowledge, ed. Sylvia Mayer and Christof Mauch, the Bavarian American Academy, the Universitätsverlag, Heidelberg.
Published (Book Chapter, Refereed) Invited