Interests include American literature, Native American literature, Environmental literature, and poetry. Research interests include working-class women’s autobiographies at the turn of the twentieth century, particularly the role writing played in the change of class status during this time, environmental justice and environmental advocacy.
More recent course development has focused on eco-criticism and environmental writing, and how these disciplines may help to bring awareness and solutions to the world’s environmental concerns, environmental activism and environmental and social justice.
American Environmentalism and the Frontier West
Environmental and Social Justice
Environmental Activism: Citizenship in a Republic
Going Places With Children, co-editor
Cosmos Serenade, co-editor