Senior Lecturer


Research and/or Creative Works

“W.Hears a Whine” and “W. Encounters a Splice” 05401PLUS

 

Publications

Books

cover of The Evolution of Modern Fantasy: From Antiquarianism to the Ballantine Adult Fantasy Series by Jamie Williamson The Evolution of Modern Fantasy: From Antiquarianism to the Ballantine Adult Fantasy Series, Palgrave, July 2015.

Chapters and Essays

Preface to Idols With Tears by Sierra Leonan author Michael Kallon (2005)
“Emblematic Bodies” The Body in Tolkien’s Legendarium, edited by Chris Vaccaro, published by McFarland August 2013
“The Fourfold Myth of Death and Rebirth in George MacDonald’s
Phanstastes”
North Wind No. 33 (2014), a scholarly journal dedicated to the work of George MacDonald, and appeared in May 2015
Blogpost: “Kenneth Morris/Cenydd Morus” Literature Wales website

 

Awards and Recognition

The Evolution of Fantasy won the Mythopoeic Society’s Best Scholarly
Work in Myth and Fantasy for 2016

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Science Fiction and Fantasy, Arthurian Tales, American Indian Literature, Composition

Education

  • M.A. University of Vermont, 1990

Contact

Office Location:

304 Old Mill

Office Hours:

Fall 2019: M 10:35 - 11:25 am, W 2:05 - 2:55 pm, or by appointment

Courses Taught

  • Tolkien's Middle Earth
  • Science Fiction & Fantasy Literature
  • Expository Writing
  • King Arthur
  • World Literature
  • Race & Ethnic Literary Studies
  • American Literature
  • Written Expression
  • Native American Literature through 1960s
  • Contemporary Native American Literature
  • African-American Literature: Harlem Renaissance