Education: Ph.D. American Culture Studies (Bowling Green State University).
Recent teaching: English 203 (Rock & Rap Writing); English 203 (Expressions of Youth Rebellion); English 102 (Critical Reading and Writing).
Current research topic/book project: Whatever Happened to Punk? Mapping Mutations and Manifestations (for PM Press).
Publications: Humorists Vs. Religion: Critical Voices From Mark Twain to Neil DeGrasse Tyson (McFarland & Co. 2018), Brit Wits: A History of British Rock Humor (Intellect; The University of Chicago Press, 2012); Rebels Wit Attitude: Subversive Rock Humorists (Soft Skull, 2008); over 60 articles for PopMatters (located at popmatters.com).