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Associate Professor
Year Started at JMU: 2018
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Contact Info

Office: Burruss 308

Office Hours:
Tuesday & Thursday, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM; 3:45-4:45 PM
By appointment: on Zoom (MWF); please request one weekday in advance 

Specialization: 
Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century British Literature and Culture; Children's Literature and Culture; Women’s and Gender Studies; Disability Studies 

Recent Courses: 
ENG 221(H): Wild Things: Children’s Literature, Animals, and Ecology 
ENG 221(H): Islands and the Literary Imagination 
ENG 236 (H): Survey of Later British Literature 
ENG 302: Children’s Literature 
ENG 335: African American Children’s Literature 
ENG 403: The Victorian Child (Seminar) 
ENG 403: The Victorians and Disability (Seminar) 
Honors 300: Disability and the Human Experience (Seminar) 

Education:  
Ph.D., English, University of California, Los Angeles 
M.A., English, University of California, Los Angeles 
M.A., English, University of Ottawa  
B.A. Honours, English, Magna cum laude, University of Ottawa 

Refereed Journal Articles: 
“Sponsored Silence: Literary Selective Mutism in Children’s Fiction.” Children’s Literature Association Quarterly (forthcoming; fall 2022). 

“‘This Effect Defective Comes by Cause’: Disability and George MacDonald’s The Light Princess.” The Lion and the Unicorn, vol. 43, no. 1, January 2019, pp. 1-21.  

 “Heterotopic Nightmares and Coming of Age in Elijah of Buxton: Mobility and Maturation.” Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures, vol. 8, no. 1, 2016, pp. 202-226. 

“Controlling Nature: Mary Webb and the National Trust.” Clio: A Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of History, vol. 43, no. 2, 2014, pp. 202-252. 

“Cultivating Mary: The Victorian Secret Garden.” Children's Literature Association Quarterly, vol. 26, no. 1, 2001, pp. 4-14. 

“Scottish Pilgrimage: Orientalism and The Talisman.” The Dickens World, vol. 8, 1992, pp. 157-172. 

“Repetitions: Weston and Pickwick.” The Powys Review, vol. 8, no. 1, 1990, pp. 24-28. 

Academic Book Review: 
Review of Rereading Childhood Books: A Poetics, by Alison Waller. The Lion and the Unicorn, vol. 44, no. 3, September 2020, pp. 336-339.  

Chapters Published: 
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.” Literature and Its Times, Supplement 1, part 1, edited by Joyce Moss, Gale, 2003, pp. 31-39. 

The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje.” Literature and Its Times, Supplement 1, part 2, edited by Joyce Moss, Gale, 2003, pp. 125-132. 

Co-author with Michelle N. McEvoy. "To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf."  Literature and Its Times, Supplement 1, part 1, edited by Joyce Moss, Gale, 2003, pp. 463-472. 
Songs of Innocence and of Experience by William Blake.” Literature and Its Times, Supplement 1, part 1, edited by Joyce Moss, Gale, 2003, pp. 407-416. 

Peter Pan: Peter and Wendy by James Barrie.” World Literature and its Times, vol. 4, edited by Joyce Moss, Gale, 2001, pp. 357-367. 

Editions:
The Tempest by William Shakespeare (Annotated Edition with introduction). Gleeditions Online Databases, www.gleeditions.com, 2010. 

Work in Progress:
Book under contract with Routledge:  Silence and Voice in Contemporary Children’s Literature, Children’s Literature and Culture Series. 

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