Education & Career Highlights:
Responsibilities as Vice-Dean:
- PhD University of Western Ontario
- BA, MA University of Waterloo
- Former Director, Alberta Institute for American Studies
- Former Associate Chair (Instruction), Department of English and Film Studies
- Former Editor, ESC: English Studies in Canada
- Faculty of Arts Teaching Award
- American Library Association Leab Award
- team leader for Associate Deans and Senior Officers
- academic planning (including, budget and teaching plan)
- academic hiring
- administrative oversight
- IT strategy
- lead on major reports to Provost
- My children, grandchildren, partner, parents and everyone else in my complicatedly extended family.
- Friends, food, and fine whisky.
- Literature, film, music, and the visual arts of any kind at any time.
- Building, dwelling, thinking.
Favorite TV shows/movies:
“The closer you get to Canada, the more things'll eat your horse.” (The Missouri Breaks 1976)