My research and teaching interests include eighteenth-century British, Irish and American literatures, women’s and especially lesbian art and literature, LGBTQ studies, and literary form, especially poetry and the novel.In addition to literary criticism, I’ve also published poetry and journalism.Eighteenth-century English and American literature; women's literature; LGBT literature and culture; poetry and poetics; visual studies and garden history; feminist and queer theory; history of sexuality. I got my Ph D in English, with a graduate minor in Women’s and Gender Studies, in 1991. (Honours) in English Literature from Queen’s University, where I also studied French and Art History, held editorial positions on the student newspaper and literary magazine, and worked as an art critic for the .Guide to Sanpete County, Utah ancestry, family history, and genealogy.Birth records, marriage and death records, cemeteries, census, church records, probate records, and obituaries—resources to find parents and family history since 1852, when the county was formed.My poem “Anthropomorphic Harp” won the Art/Lines Juried Poetry Prize from The Museum of Fine Arts-Houston, and “Cowgirl Filibuster” was chosen as the Split This Rock Poem of the Week.
DALLAS AREA RAPES UP BY 60% IN 2003, POLICE SAY INCREASE COULD BE RESULT OF MORE VICTIMS COMING FORWARD, Eric Aasen, Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX: February 26, 2004. ESTIMATE OF THE INCIDENCE OF DRUG-FACILITATED SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE U. (report and infographics) Noël Busch-Armendariz, Deidi Olaya-Rodriquez, Matt Kammer-Kerwick, Karin Wachter, Catlin Sulley, Kathleen Anderson and Melody Huslage, Institute on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault, Austin, TX: August 2015. Whitaker and Le Roy Reese (editors), Division of Violence Prevention of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA: 2007.
KEY FINDINGS FROM "SEXUAL VIOLENCE VICTIMIZATION AND ASSOCIATION WITH HEALTH IN A COMMUNITY SAMPLE OF...", National Sexual Violence Resource Center, Enola, PA. RAPE AND OTHER ACTS OF GENDERED VIOLENCE SHOULD BE INCLUDED WITHIN HATE CRIME LEGISLATION, Mark Walters, British Politics and Policy Blog, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK: July 22, 2014.
Copyright © 2015-2016 National Sexual Violence Resource Center. PREDICTING RAPE MYTH ACCEPTANCE AND ATTITUDES TOWARD RAPE VICTIMS (abstract), Jericho M. A REPORT ON THE LEVEL OF CARE FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT PATIENTS IN TEXAS HOSPITAL EMERGENCY ROOMS, Mimi Garcia and Torie Hilton, Texas Association Against Sexual Assault, Austin, TX: December 2003.
Equality Texas and the Austin Police Department announced a joint campaign last week to fight discrimination against LGBT individuals following a rise in targeted hate crimes in major cities in the last year.
Last Thursday, officials from APD, Equality Texas, an organization fighting for LGBT rights, and the Texas Council on Family Violence held a press conference to discuss recent hate crimes and discrimination cases as well as actions the organizations are taking.