Ph.D. Rutgers University, French Literature
M.A. Rutgers University, French Literature
B.A. Rutgers University, History
Baccalaureate, Lycee Grammont, Tours, France, Philosophy
DEUG, Universite Francois Rabelais, Tours, France, History/Geography
Capacite en Droit, Universite Francois Rabelais, Tours, France, Introduction to Law
French I, elementary French, Part I
French II, Elementary French, Part II
French III, Intermediate French
French for Reading Knowledge
French for Life Long Learners
Survey of French Literature I
Survey of French Literature II
Advanced French Grammar and Composition
French Civilization and Culture
French Composition and Conversation
Medieval French Literature
19th Century French Literature
20th Century French Literature
The Theater of The absurd
Graduate Seminar: Charles Baudelaire
Race, Class and Gender in World Film
American Literature Survey
World Literature, Part II
Americans in Paris
Literary Crossroads; Immigrant Literature in the United States
Fairmont State University, West Virginia
University of Texas
University of Dallas
Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas
Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Dallas International School
Alliance Française, Dallas, Texas
Other professional Experience:
Photographer, Photography trainer, Lifetouch studios
Training manager, Medco/Accredo/ Express Scripts
Assistant Principal, Dallas International School
Awards and Grants:
University of Michigan, Summer Seminar on CD Authoring for Language Learning
San Diego State University, Summer Seminar on Language learning Video Production
Fairmont State University, Summer Seminar For French Education Majors
University of Washington, Summer Seminar on teaching Methodologies for learners or Foreign Languages
International Film Festival Funding, for 5 consecutive years
FACSEE, Film Grants
Multi-cultural conferences celebrating the two centuries of Franco-American Relations; creator, organizer, and fund raiser for the events
Study Abroad Programs Organized:
1999 and 2001:
Organized 2 week Summer Study programs in Paris, for 3 consecutive years.
– Sauvez Son Ame, La Pensee Universelle, Paris.
– Le Feminin dans les Fleurs du Mal de Charles Baudelaire, Doctoral Dissertation.
– “L’invitation au Voyage”, Kestrel, No17, Spring 2007.
– “L’influence de Baudelaire sur l’Oeuvre d’Albert Camus”, with Gregoire V., Symposium, Summer 2002.
More than 140 poems published in 79 magazines including:
“Fear of the Light,” Roads,” and “Trembling to Ecstasy,” Eskimo Pie, March 2016
“Legacy of Ghosts,” and “Christmas in Barbed Wire”, in The Chimes, March 2016
“My Own Hero,” The Great Journey,” and “In The Underground,” in Secrets and Dreams, an anthology published by Kind of Hurricane Press.
Pilcrow & Dagger, “Locked Up,” 1 poem, November 2017.
Writer’s Block, 1 poem, “Alphabet Soup,” December 2017.
“Pl New Ulster, Playing the Strings,” “Seeking a Gaze,” “Stabbed by the Ghosts,” “Sweet Pathways,” “The Ice Experiments,” 5 poems, upcoming.
Now Then Magazine, 1 poem, “Tomb of Fear,” October 2017.
Brushfire Literature and Arts Journal, 1 poem, “Forever She,” December 2017.
More than 500 photos published in 237 magazines including:
“Lost in the Desert,” (2 photographs) San Pedro River Review, February 2016
“After the Storm,” Foliate Oak Literary Magazine, February 2016
“The Original Rocking Chairs,” Front Porch Review, January 2016
“Discovered, Uncovered,” 4 photographs, Gnarled Oak Magazine, February 2016
“The Reader”, cover photograph, Five on the Firth, February 2016
“Writing by the Light,” cover photographs, # 180, # 182, Crack the Spine, January-February 2016
“The Mills”, 3 photographs, The Chimes, March 2016.
– The Language of Photography
– The American Presence in Paris
– Race, Class, and Gender Studies
– Charles Baudelaire’s the Flowers of Evil
– 19th Century French Literature
– 20th Century French Literature
– Colonial Literature
– World Film Studies
– African-American Literature
– American Immigrant Literature
– Women and Christianity in the Contemporary World
– American Christianity and European Secularism
– American Literature Nobel Prize winners from S. Lewis to Bob Dylan
– The Arthurian Legend
– Served in the Security Unit of the French Air Force.