Specialty Area: Twentieth-century aesthetic movements, cultural studies, publishing history, Conrad, Joyce, Lawrence
Office #: Crown Center 413
Chair of English Department (2008-2018)
President of the D.H. Lawrence Society of North America 2016-18
First Vice-President of Joseph Conrad Society of North America 2018-20
Director of University Honors Program 1986-2008
PhD, Northwestern University
British Literature and Culture, Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture
Twentieth-century aesthetic movements, cultural studies, publishing history, Conrad, Joyce, Lawrence.
Violence Without God: The Rhetorical Despair of Twentieth-Century Writers. Bloomsbury Academic, 2016
Who Paid for Modernism: Art, Money, and the Fiction of Conrad, Joyce, Lawrence. University of Arkansas Press, 1997
Laura Riding: A Bibliography. Garland, 1981
Laura Riding’s Pursuit of Truth. Ohio University Press, 1974.
“How Lawrence Launched His Career in London,” Special Issue: “Lawrence and London,” Journal of D.H. Lawrence Studies. Forthcoming.
“Under Western Eyes and Terrorism Today,” Conradiana 49.1. Forthcoming.
“Conrad’s Erotic Women,” College Literature 45.3 (2018). 424-448.
“Book Publishers.” D.H. Lawrence in Context. Ed. Andrew Harrison. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 37-46.
“Beyond Pacifism: Teaching World War I Literature from Left to Right.” Pedagogy 17.3 (2017): 541-547.
“Joseph Conrad and Terrorism Today”