Recent Academic Service

University Planning and Budget Council, 2008-2011

Faculty Senate and University Curriculum Committee, 2005-2008

Committee Member on search for University Director Undergrad Assessment & Program Review, 2007

University Service Learning Award, Selection Committee Member, 2007

Blackboard Faculty Trainer, 2005

‘Teaching Squares' square leader, 2005

SIUE Course Management System Review, 2004

Post-Admission Working Group, SIUE Academic Quality Improvement Project (AQIP), 2002-2003

Chair of Ad-hoc Committee to Review the CAS Operating Papers, 2006

CAS Planning Committee, 2004-2006

CAS Strategic Planning Committee, 2004-2005

CAS Curriculum Committee, 2003-2004

Intensive English Program (IEP) Advisory Board, 2003

English Dept. representative for the Peck Technology Cluster, 2001-2006

Department Chair, English Language and Literature, 2007-2010

TESL/Linguistic Committee, Chair, 2005-2007; member, 2001-present

Acting Director of Graduate Studies, Fall 2006

Executive Committee Member, 2004-2005, Fall 2006

Curriculum Committee, 2002-2003, Chair, Fall 2006

English Proficiency Exam Committee, Chair, 2003-2004; member, 2004-2007

Faculty advisor for English Language and Literature Association (ELLA), 2002-2003

Undergraduate linguistic minor advisor, 2001-2003, 2005-2006

M.A. Graduate advisor for TESL students, 2002-2006

TESL Master’s exit exam committees as chair (11) or member (20)

Master's thesis committee chair (4) or member (5)

Expository Writing / Teaching of Writing Committee, 2001-2003

Chair of Benjamin Award committee for excellence in English, 2003-2007

Member of Gertrude C. Drake Award Committee, 2002-2006

Member of search committee for tenure-track Medievalist position, 2002-2003, 2005-2006

Co-organizer, Professional Development Workshop for English students, 2002 and 2003

Pilot Assessment Project, First Year Writing Program, SIUE, 2001-2002

Master Teacher Program, Eng 558 mentoring, Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005

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