PhD (1979) University of Southern California
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BA in Music from Hunter College, New York; MA in Literature from Columbia University; Ph.D. in LIterature from the University of Southern California, with an emphasis in 19th century British literature.
Was Director of the Writing Center and Co-Director of the Writing Program at the University of Southern California
At Northridge is the Director of Composition in the English Department and also the Director of the Master's Option in Rhetoric and Composition.
Has taught at the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, Queen Mary University, London, under a Fulbright award, and Victoria University, New Zealand
Writing the Successful Thesis and Dissertation: Entering the Conversation. Prentice Hall, 2007.
“Writing and Learning in the Health Sciences.” WAC Journal. July, 2008.
College Argument: Understanding the Genre. Kendall/Hunt, 2010.
Concepts in Composition: Theory and Practice in the Teaching of Writing. Second edition. Taylor and Francis.