Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin, 1981
M.A., Kansas State University, 1979
B.A., Missouri University of Science and Technology, 1977
Distance education; world rhetorics; linguistics; C. S. Lewis and the Inklings; Africana literature and culture; religion and culture
"C.S. Lewis Contra Cinema," in Light Shining in a Darkened Room: Discovering Theology through Film, Ed. Jeff Sellars. (Pickwick, 2012).
“Bono’s Rhetoric of the Auspicious: Transforming Africa for the Consumerist West” in Exploring U2, editor Scott Calhoun. Baltimore: Scarecrow Press, 2011.
C.S. Lewis; Life, Works, Legacy; 4 volume reference set. (Praeger, 2007).
"Redeeming the Time: Pike's Tagmemics and its Impact on Rhetoric and Composition Theory," 571-88, Language and Life: Essays in Memory of Kenneth L. Pike. Eds. Mary Ruth Wise, Thomas N. Headland, Ruth M. Brend. Dallas: SIL, 2003.
Chronicles of Narnia DVD Set (liner notes; trivia game) BBC Home Vision Entertainment, 2002.
"C. S. Lewis and Literary Criticism," 330-48. Reading the Classics with C. S. Lewis, Ed. Thomas L. Matin. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2000.
"Redeeming the Time: Kenneth L. Pike's Tagmemics and Its Impact on Rhetoric and Composition," In press. Kenneth L. Pike: His Life and Work: A Festschriften, Ed. Thomas Headlund (SIL, June, 2002.)