Interests: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Oklahoma History, Historical Fiction, Early Modern Women Writers.
Rudolph C. Bambas Professor of Medieval English Literature & Culture
Director, University of Oklahoma Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies
Interests: Medieval literary reception, performance, and patronage;
"the iconography of the book" in medieval manuscripts.
Interests: Native American and Indigenous Studies, Cultural Studies, Critical Race Theory, Decolonial Theory, Land-Based Pedagogies, Indigenous Language Revitalization, and Critical Regionalism, Transrhetorical Analysis and Decolonial Methodologies, Community Writing and Digital Storytelling, Kiowa and Cherokee Languages
Chair, Department of English
Director, First-Year Composition
Interests: Rhetorical history, theory, and criticism; writing; women’s rhetoric; African American rhetoric; rhetorical education; religious rhetoric; environmental rhetoric; institutional history.
Interests: Writer development; faculty writers; inclusive publishing, educational access, inclusion, and transformation; writing across the curriculum and in the disciplines; writing pedagogy; rhetoric, literacy and sexuality; writing research methods/methodologies; transformative learning; undergraduate research mentorship
Professor Emeritus of English