I pursued an English degree at Barnard college and then continued to a Masters and a Doctorate at UNC, Chapel Hill. There, I taught as a teaching assistant. I also taught as an associate at NC State. I have taught in NIU’s English Department since August 2000. I teach American Literature (especially 1865-1900), African-American Literature, Women’s Literature; Ghost Stories; children’s Literature; Adoption literature; writing; proofreading, resumes, professional documents; no creative wri…Find Out More About Me!