Associate Professor of English at Texas A&M University - Texarkana
Assistant Editor, Journal of Veterans Studies
Elizabeth Dole Foundation Fellow for military and veteran caregivers (2017-2019)
Director, A&M-Texarkana chapter of SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society
Director, Young Writers' Workshop program
Experienced qualitative researcher with expertise in phenomenology, narrative inquiry, and case studies
Veterans studies scholar specializing in service-to-campus transition and military-to-academic writing experiences
Student, Veteran, Writer: A Study of the Influence of Military Knowledge on College Writing
A multi-year national mixed-method phenomenological study with student veterans exploring intersections of military knowledge & experience, identity, and college writing beyond first-year composition.
Reading into the Future: Future Teachers Recount Academic Memories of Accelerated Reader
An artifact analysis exploring the perceived impact of the Accelerated Reader (AR) program on preservice teachers enrolled in an advanced writing course for educators as reported in literacy narratives.
Life After: Voices of Military Veteran Caregivers
A national narrative inquiry study exploring the lives and challenges of military veteran caregivers.