"Beautiful and smart and original."

--Tim O'Brien, author of The Things They Carried, on the memoir most succinctly bred

 

"The art of teaching is almost as difficult

as the art of walking the tightrope."

--Philippe Petit, "Creativity: The Perfect Crime," Diane Rehm Show 14 May 2014

 

Books

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  • Essays, Articles & Presentations

 

 

Courses

Descriptions & Syllabi 

 

 

Whatnots

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New and Forthcoming:

“Spectator-Citizen-Soldier: History, Genre, and Gender in The Hurt Locker” (Modern Fiction Studies special issue, “Enduring Operations: The Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq,” forthcoming) 

“First to Write: The 1970s and the Vietnamese War” (American Literature in Transition, 1970-1980, Cambridge UP, forthcoming)

"Field Notes on The Things They Carried" (WLA: War, Literature, & the Arts, forthcoming)

"Jungle Gem" (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette interview about Tarzan on the release of The Legend of Tarzan, 8 July 2016)

Teaching Hemingway and War (editor; Kent State UP, Nov 2015)