- Doctor of Philosophy, English, Baylor University
- Master Arts, English, Brigham Young University
- Bachelor Arts, English Education, Brigham Young University
- Adjunct, 08/15/2009 - 08/15/2011, Utah Valley University
- Teacher of Record, 08/15/2012 - 05/15/2016, Baylor University
- Associate Professor, 08/15/2016 - Present, Navarro College
- Associate Professor, 08/20/2018 - Present, McLennan Community College
- 2016-I promise the public no amusement: Governor Mark Twain, Governor James Nye, and the Third Annual Address. Mark Twain Journal 54.1 (2016): 68-94.
- 2013-Out of Eden: Dualism, Conformity, and Inheritance in Steinbeck's 'Big Book'. East of Eden: New and Recent Essays. Eds. Michael J. Meyer and Henry Veggian. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2013, 123-43.
- 2013-Newborn Bards of the Holy Ghost: The Seven Seniors and Emerson's Divinity School Address. New England Quarterly 86.4 (2013): 593-624.