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Interim Assistant Chair

University of Central Oklahoma

Classes Taught

  • ENG 1113 and ENG 1213.
  • World Literature 2.
  • Films of Kurosawa. 
  • Asian American Literature. 
  • Cyberpunk Film and Literature.
  • Vietnam War Film and Literature.
  • History of Rhetoric Since 1700.
  • History of Rhetoric Before 1700.

Professional and Community Involvement

Advisor to UCO Budo Society, Martial Arts Club, Since 1999.


I love to read books and grade papers!

Research, Published Work, and Scholarly Activities

He has published, written, and edited books, chapters, and articles for newsletters, newspapers, and encyclopedias.

Teaching Philosophy

Critical thinking and critical creativity are ways to provide students with the means to  discover, uncover, and recover knowledge.

Honors and Awards

He was been  awarded the DaVinci Fellow from the Oklahoma's Creativity Think Tank (2008), the ESL Professional of the Year Award from OKTESOL (2003), the Service to the Sanga (Community) Award from the Stillwater OSU Buddhist Society (2003), and various other awards.

Education and Certifications

He earned his Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University.

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