"Bernanos : Polemicist and Prophet of our World", Logos : A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture 12:2: 62-79 (Spring 2009)
"Mimésis et réciprocité: Montesquieu romancier," in Jean-Pierre Dupuy, ed., Dans L’oeil du cyclone : Colloque de Cerisy (Paris : Carnets nord, 2008), 227-246.
"Philanthropologie : La Loi du plus faible," Cahiers de l’Herne: 223-228 (Fall 2008)
"Fellini's Crowds and the Remains of Religion," Contagion: Journal of Mimesis, Violence, and Culture, vols. 12-13: 159-182 (2007)
B.A. French, Holy Cross College, 1964
Ph.D. Romance Languages [French & Spanish], Johns Hopkins University, 1970
Courses Regularly Taught
French Literature of 17th, 19th, 20th centuries
French culture and civilization
Masterpieces of European Literature and Comparative Literature (in translation)
Editor-in-Chief of Contagion: Journal of Violence, Mimesis, and Culture, 1996-2006
Host of French Club Activities
Kairos Prison Ministry
 http://www.imitatio.org/ This is an authoritative site on Girard's work and the research it has inspired across the human sciences and in neuroscience as well.
 http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/french/news/accents.shtml Access to live French TV and radio broadcasts, some with texts to read while listening.
 Anthropoetics: The Electronic Journal of Generative Anthropology http://www.humnet.ucla.edu/humnet/anthropoetics/home.html: This is one of the best social science/humanities research forums available, including chronicles on contemporary events from the perspective of a single, coherent theory.
 http://theol.uibk.ac.at/cover/: This is the research hub for works about the theory of René Girard, one of France's -- and the world's -- most important thinkers.
 The Raven Foundation http://www.ravenfoundation.org/: The best place to start for understanding the value and interest of mimetic theory for the public at large.