Teaching Experience:

InField Workshop at University of California, Santa Barbara Professor, Summer 2008
LSA Summer Institute at Michigan State University Professor, Summer 2003
Eastern Michigan University Professor, 1991-present
Universitet i Tromsø, Norway Fulbright Professor, 1989-1990
University of Texas at Austin Visiting Assoc. Professor, 1989
University of Texas at San Antonio Associate Professor, 1983-1991
Assistant Professor, 1977-1983
Auburn University Assistant Professor, 1975-1977
Southeastern Louisiana University Instructor, 1968-1970

Course Taught:

Linguistics:

Pragmatics and Written Texts, Textlinguistics (graduate), Linguistic Stylistics (graduate), Language and Gender, Discourse Analysis (graduate), The Linguistic Analysis of Literature (graduate), The Language of Fiction: Pragmatics and Narrative (graduate), The Structure of American English (graduate), Principles of English Linguistics (graduate), History of the English Language (graduate), Grammatical Models (graduate), Introduction to Descriptive Linguistics, The Structure of Modern English, Language and Culture, Introduction to Phonetics, Transformational Syntax

Narrative:

Narratology (Senior Seminar), Austen and Eliot (graduate, senior seminar), Eliot and Hardy (senior seminar), The British Novel (honors seminar), Detective Fiction

Other:

Survey of British Literature, Perception and Expectation (interdisciplinary honors seminar), The American Experience (interdisciplinary freshman seminar), Medical Terminology