Spring 2004 Courses:
English 102; English 202 (British Lit Survey); English 411

Office Hours (Spring 04):
MWF: 12-1 & 2-3; MW: 2-3; TR: 11:45 -12:45

Scholarly Interests: Contemporary Irish lit.; War fiction and poetry

Recent Activities:
• "The Nobility of Heaven: An Irish Mining Community in the Western
Carolinas": American Conference of Irish Studies--Southern Regional Meeting--Feb. 20-22, 2002@Young Harris College, GA
•"'Up to Our Necks in Fenian Blood': Ulster Loyalism, its Myths and the Somme in Christina Reid's My Name, Shall I Tell you My Name?": to be presented at the Philological Association of the Carolinas--March 21-23 @ UNC Asheville.
•Book:"The First World War in Irish Poetry." Lewisburg, PA.: Bucknell University Press, 2002.
•Tunnel Hill: An Irish Mining Community in the Western Carolinas" to be published in the Spring 2004 issue of the South Carolina Historical Association Proceedings.

Philosophy of Teaching:
One of my favorite quotes comes from Robert Louis Stevenson who once wrote: "I think the spectacle of a whole life in which you have no part paralyses personal desire. You are content to become a mere spectator."

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