University degrees

      Ph.D., Bowling Green State University 
          areas of study:
               Seventeenth-century English literature
               British and American poetry
               doctoral minor in linguistics

     M.A., English, University of Arkansas
     B.A., English, Lamar University

Teaching Experience: full-time appointments for

     West Texas A&M University 
     Universiti Teknologi, MARA (Malaysia)
     The American University of Baku (Azerbaijan)
     Baylor University
     Lamar University

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