Philosophy of Scholarship 

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Academic Interests

My academic research interests, in a very broad sense, include Rhetoric and Composition with specific emphasis on the integration of digital and new media and American literature.

Academic Conference Presentations

  • “Economic Bricks and Rhetorical Mortar: The American Lyceum and the Young Republic’s Identity.” South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference: Durham, NC. 9 Nov 2012.
  • “Tracing Labor Relations through Objects in Faulkner’s Absalom, Absalom!” Southern Studies:
    The Auburn University Montgomery Liberal Arts Conference. 11 February 2012.
  • “More than the Language is Economical: Characterization of Economics in Hemingway’s Fiction.”
    A World of Texts: Cultural Studies & Intertextual Relations: University of North Carolina at Wilmington. 16 April 2011.

Related Presentations

  • “Star Wars and Capitalism: Cultural and Economic Perspectives on Plagiarism.” Department of English and Humanities Annual Professional Development Conference: Guilford Technical Community College. 16 February 2012. [co-authored with Brian Barbour and Tori Ajemian]