Literary & Academic

Visiting Researcher, Haskell Institute Records

National Archives, Kansas City | April 2019

Women, Freedom, and Coherence Among Lowcountry Heirs’ Property Tenure

1st Annual International Gullah Geechee and African Diaspora (IGGAD) Conference | Coastal Carolina University March 2019

Practice Implications of Online Dissertation Research Supervisor Agency to Foster Doctoral Researcher Positionality

3rd Annual Conference on Academic Research in Education (CARE) | UNLV February 2019

Autoethnography and Heuristic Inquiry for Doctoral-Level Researchers: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Research Insights Series | Coming 2019

Heuristic Inquiry for Literary Character Development: An Arts-Based Research Guide to Self as Other

Cambridge Scholars | Coming 2019

Online Research Supervisor Engagement: Fostering Graduate Student Researcher Positionality

Chapter 1 in Fostering Multiple Levels of Engagement in Higher Education Environments; co-author Brian Bourke | IGI Global January 2019

THE COTTON BREATH, an allegorical novella

Anaphora Literary Press | January 2019

5th Anniv. Ed. HER KIND

918studio Press | New Edition Foreword by Nancy L. Purington | September 2018

Hermeneutic Archival Research & Artistic License: Exhuming Dispossessed Sauk Voices through Creative Non-Fiction

14th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (May 2018)

Outstanding Dissertation Chair

NCU School of Education | 2018

Positionality Meets Agency: Dissertation Supervisor Agency, A Necessary Construct for Online Research Supervision

14th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (May 2018)

Writer in residence

The Writers' Colony at Dairy Hollow (March 2018)

2 Poems: You Will Know Her When You See Her & Driving to Sunshine

Collins Poetry Residency Community Poetry Blog (2017)

The Forgotten Mandaean

River Cities' Reader 2017 Short-Fiction Contest, honorable mention

Visiting Researcher, John Henry Hauberg Papers

Special Collections Thomas Tredway Library, Augustana College (2017)

Say Her Name

The Mystic Blue Review (poem Issue 2, 2017)

The Yew Tree

The Mystic Blue Review (poem issue 2, 2017)

Literary Character Development: Genealogy, Memory & Artistic License

Midwest Writing Center Writing Workshop (2017)


The Voices Project (poem 2017)

Run North

Trampset (flash fiction 2017)

Agency, Socialization, and Support: A Critical Review of Doctoral Student Attrition

International Conference on Doctoral Education, University of Central Florida (2017)

Wolff Cottage Writer-in-Residence

Fairhope Center for the Writing Arts (2016)


Tipton Poetry Journal (2016)

The Cube & Other Flashlings

Gambling the Aisle (2016) Winner Third Annual Fiction Chapbook Prize

Scribble Interview

WVIK 90.3 FM (2016)

Women’s medical wisdom in the age of witchery: Dorothy Bulkeley Treat and hermetic alchemy A call for narrative research

19th Annual American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences Conference (2016)

Duality, Positionality, and Stance: Workplace Dissertation Research as Preparation for Practice-based Research

Twelfth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2016)

Visiting Researcher, Gershom Bulkeley Manuscripts, 17th century

University of Connecticut HMS Special Collections (2015)


Collins Poetry Residency (2015)

Doctoral Candidate Milestone Achievement: A Philosophy for Situated Dissertation Advising

Eighth International Conference on e-Learning and Innovative Pedagogies and the e-Learning and Innovative Pedagogies (2015)

Moustakas’ Heuristic Research for Fictional Character Development

Eleventh International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2015)

Visiting Researcher, Moustakas (Clark) Collection 1951-1985

University of California, Santa Barbara Library Special Research Collections (2014)

The Cotton Breath

Crab Fat Literary Journal (2014)


Split Lip Magazine (2014)

Christian County

The New Poet Journal (2014)

David R. Collins Literary Achievement Award

Midwest Writing Center (2013)

Her Kind, a novel

Literary Fiction (2013) The Writer's Well literary fiction award

Visiting Researcher, Southern Historical Collection

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Louis Round Wilson Special Collections Library (2013)

The Summer of Mourning Doves

Collins Poetry Residency (2012)

I Was There Once

918studio (2011)

Finding Redemption in Vinje, Iowa

University of Iowa Daily Palette (2007)

Sparrow to Homeland

918studio (2010)

Writer in residence

The Writer's Well (2010)

Hunter's Moon

Visible Quad Cities Project (2009)

Distance Learning in Einstein's Fourth Dimension

Nonpartisan Education Review (2007)

Online Higher Education Trains Knowledge Workers for the 21st Century

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association (2000)

From Assessment Plan to Active Assessment: Documenting the Process

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association (1997)

Voice as a Literary and Liberatory Element in Education

The Third International Pedagogy of the Oppressed and Theatre of the Oppressed. University of Nebraska at Omaha (1997)

The Ring Finger

Minnesota Women's Press (personal narrative 1994)

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