Areas of Expertise:
African American Literature
Native American Literature
History of the English Language
Greek and Roman Drama
“Creative Journaling As the Basis for Writing the Short Story and Methodology for Creating Paradigms for Frameworks in Writing Classes in the University Setting for Traditional and Distance Students”
“The Short Story in the African American Literary Tradition with an Authentic Assessment: Transforming Teaching Methodology and Student Learning”
“Blog and Wiki Journaling and E-Portfolios about Themes of Nature and Place Memory Engage Student Voices”
“Writing Between Rivers Transforming Poverty through Writing Travel Journals and Juvenile Fiction”
“Travel Journals of Thoreau with Attention to Themes of Nature, Transcendentalism, and Place memory as a Framework for Teaching English Composition and Writing Juvenile Fiction.”
“Overcoming Poverty through Journaling.” Feminism in Practice Conference, Reflection, Action, Change. Lehigh University. November 2010.
“Writing Between Rivers.” The Passing Light. EAPSU Conference, English Association of the Pennsylvania State Universities A River Runs Through Us: Exploring the Poetics of Place. October 1-3, 2010.
“Music in the College English Classroom.”
“Social Justice: Novels of Charles Dickens and Maryann DiEdwardo.”
Cultural Diversity for Student Empowerment.
“Pairing Music and Linguistic Intelligences.”
“Hispanic American Literature Techniques Teach Language Skills in the Composition Classroom.”
“‘The Fourth R’ Hispanic American Literary Tradition.”
“Latin American and Latina/o Studies Models Paradigms and Frameworks.” Northampton Community College Latino Conference. October 14, 2006.
“Pairing Linguistic and Music Intelligences in Technology Enhanced and Distance Classrooms.” Cedar Crest College Technology Symposium 2006 August