- University of Kansas Ph.D., English 2013
Dissertation: Speaking on Behalf of Others: Understanding “Students’ Right to Their Own Language” through an Alternate Frame
- Virginia Commonwealth University M.A., English 1998
- Hampton University B.A., English 1995
TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS
- Writing Theory and Pedagogy
- African American Rhetoric and Literature
- Service Learning
“Can Rachel Jeantel Speak?” College Language Association Journal,vol. 58, 2015, pp. 139-146.
Dance, Daryl Lynn and Frank Farmer. “Nostalgia for What Never Was: If Only English Could.” Review of Cross Language Relations in Composition, edited by Bruce Horner, Min-Zahn Lu, and Paul Kei Matsuda; and Affirming Students’ Right to Their Own Language: Bridging Language Policies and Pedagogical Practices, ed. Jerrie Cobb Scott, Dolores Y. Straker, and Laurie Katz. JAC,vol. 31, 2011, pp.794-803.
“Physical and Psychic Geographies in the Works of Zora Neale Hurston and Marita Bonner.” The Zora Neale Hurston Forum, vol. 22, Winter 2010, pp. 46-58.
- Advanced Writing Theory and Practices
- Introduction to African American English
- Introduction to Linguistics
- Written Communication