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Instructor
English
College of Arts and Sciences
Expertise 
American literature, including African American and ethnic American
Courses Taught 
ENGL 101 Writing I
ENGL 102 Writing II
ENGL 109 FYE: Chicago's Literary Diversity: Reading Chicago's Neighborhoods
ENGL 201 World of Poetry
ENGL 202 World of Drama
ENGL 203 World of Fiction
ZHON 192 Introduction to the Humanities: Race and Ethnicity
ZHON 192 Introduction to the Humanities: Combat Literature
Honors Colloquium: Classical Culture, Study Tour in Greece
Honors Colloquium: Greek American Literature (Byzantium v the Caliphate), Study Tour in Greece
Research Interests 
Greek American literature, African American literature, Combat literature
Education 

PhD   University of Illinois at Chicago
MAH  Louisiana State University
BA       Tulane University

Selected Publications 

Greeks in Chicago.  Chicago: Arcadia Publishing, 2009.

“The Maze: A Historical Novel.” Review of The Maze.  By Panos Karnezis.  The National Herald.  15 February 2009. 

“A Greek Stylist: History Contests with Progress and Loses.” Review of Little Infamies. By Panos Karnezis.  The National Herald. 15 February 2009.

 “A Sense of Sacred Space.”  Review of  Ecclesia: Greek Orthodox Churches of the Chicago Metropolis.  By Panos Fiorentinos.  The National Herald.  15 February 2009. 

“Loss and Transformation on the Road in Jeffrey Eugenides’s Middlesex and Don DeLillo’s   Underworld.”  The Image of the Road in Literature, Media and Society.  Ed. Will Wright and Steven Kaplan.      Pueblo, Co:  The Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery.  August 2005.  148-153.

Arts and Sciences

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