Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
Preferred method of contact: email
Topics of interest: My research is in the area of medieval French literature, but I really love the study of literature in broad terms.
I'm a transplant to the midwest (from Maine), the parent of two boys, both enrolled in Chicago public schools. I come from a family of educators. My father was the only child of a single, immigrant, mother. He instilled in us a firm belief in the capacity of education to permit individuals to reach their fullest potential. I have served as a Mellon Mays mentor, have taught high school students through the College Bridge program, and have long been involved in the Collegiate Scholars Program. I would be glad to talk to any student about any aspect of their experience here, or just to provide an ear.