Screen Shot 2018-06-06 at 2.52.27 PMI am a member of the Modern Language Association’s Committee on Academic Freedom and Professional Rights and Responsibilities (2017-20), for whom I have organized a roundtable at the 2019 annual convention, “The Uses and Misuses of Academic Freedom.” I am also serving as the Twentieth- and Twenty-first-Century American Language, Literature, and Culture Forum representative to MLA’s Delegate Assembly (2017-20). I served from 2014-2017 on the Advisory Committee of PMLA.

Screen Shot 2018-05-30 at 6.34.20 PMI have co-moderated a number of workshops at the Association of Departments of English Summer Seminars over the years, including three Directors of Graduate Study Pre-seminar Workshops and one discussion group, “Responding to Bullying on/of Your Campus: Strategies for Taking Action.” I co-moderated one this past June (with Sheila Smith McKoy of Kennesaw State University) for chairs and directors of undergraduate studies at the Atlanta ADE-ADFL Summer Seminar, “Reversing the Decline in Majors and Enrollments.”