Born and raised all over the world, I've lived in 8 different countries and traveled to many more. In the midst of my travels, I did my BA and first MA at BYU in English, a second MA in Medieval Studies at Leeds, and an MPhil in English Literature at York. I appear to still be on the move.
Research InterestsThe intersections of ecopsychology and its praxis, ecotherapy with 20th and 21st century children's and adolescent literature. Special interest in fantasy and highly imaginative literature.
Secondary interests in some 19th century children's authors, as well as in
marriage and family in Anglo-Saxon literature, women and silence, medievalism, modern Arthurian and mythic literature.
Teaching Interests20th and 21st century children's and adolescent literature, especially fantastic and highly imaginative literature. Secondary teaching interests in some 19th century children's authors.
Early British literature, Anglo-Saxon studies, medievalism.