2011: Specialist degree in Library and Information Science with a concentration in academic libraries
2010: M.A. in English with a concentration in American literature
2007: B.A. in English, minored in Women's Studies
My chapter, "Inhabitants of Borderlands: (An)other World of Subjugation" has been published in the book _Afterimages of Slavery: Essays on Appearances in Recent American Films, Literature, Television and Other Media_ (McFarland Press). It examines Toni Morrison's _Beloved_ through Gloria Anzaldúa's framework in _Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza_.
Works in progress include "Reclassifying Cultural Mythology in _Absalom, Absalom!_, "Sustainable Use of Social Media and Electronic Resources", and "Billboards and the Beautiful: Normalizing Objectification".
Specialties: Reference/Instruction; academic libraries; outreach; bibliographic research; information literacy; distance education; adult literacy; writing across the curriculum; ESOL.
William Faulkner scholarship; African American literature; Southern literature; World literature and poetry; Women's and Gender Studies; Middle-Eastern politics; Religious Studies.