BA, Biology and English, Williams College, 2005
PhD, English Language and Literature, University of Michigan, 2014
Great Books of the United States
Books that Changed the World
Native American Literature
African American Literature
Literature and Gender
Introduction to College English
Modern Languages Association
Western Literature Association
The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
Toomer, Jean, A Drama of the Southwest, Ed. by Carolyn Dekker, The University of New Mexico Press 2016.
“Jean Toomer Sojourner: Striking Experience in the South and Southwest,” MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States 2014. (Full text link: melus.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/mlu049?ijkey=p9Lhi7i9uBT8xwd&keytype=ref .)
“The Lost Women of Silko’s Ceremony.” Leslie Marmon Silko: Ceremony/ Almanac of the Dead/ Gardens in the Dunes, ed. David L. Moore. New York: Bloomsbury. (forthcoming)
“Ezekiel's Wife,” Windhover, January 2008.
“The Very Fantastic Story of My Animals,” Connecticut Review, Spring 2008.
“Laughing Big Jim,” Rosebud No. 45, Summer/Fall 2009.