Professor (also faculty of American Studies)
Office Room 218 / 808.956.4050 /

RESEARCH AREAS - American Art History, Hudson River School, Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper, Children’s Picture Books, History of Illustration, Aesthetics, American Cinema, Popular Culture, American Literary History, Poetry Writing, Poetics, Poetry as Inquiry, Ekphrasis, Sports History, Sports Literature, American Wilderness

PhD - New York University
MA - Claremont Graduate University
BA - MacMurray College

Selected Books: Things Seen: Poems, Looking for Edward Gorey, The Important Books: Children’s Picture Books as Art and Literature, A Hawai‘i Anthology, Stan Musial: A Biography, A Field Guide to the Wildlife of Suburban O‘ahu, Cardinal Points: Poems on St. Louis Cardinals Baseball, Imaginary Museum: Poems on Art, and What the Kite Thinks.
Selected Essays in Journals: American Art, Art Criticism, Journal of American Culture,
Michigan Quarterly Review, Biography, Soundings, Children’s Literature, The Lion and the Unicorn, Nine: The Journal of Baseball History and Culture, and many others.
Selected Poems in Journals: Poetry, Harvard Review, New Letters, Antioch Review, Poetry East, New York Quarterly, Ekphrasis, Cortland Review, Abraxas, Bamboo Ridge, Aethlon, Elysian Fields Quarterly, Sport Literate, Endicott Studio Journal of the Mythic Arts.
Selected Awards: Tony Quagliano International Poetry Award, Cades Award for Literature, Ka Palapala Po‘okela Award for Excellence in Literature, Ekphrasis Prize, James Vaughan Poetry Award.

ART 176 (Survey of Global Art II)
ART 374 (Art of the 19th Century)
ART 460 (Early Modern American Art)
ART 472 (Art of the United States)
ART 473 (Art of the First Half of the 20th Century)
ART 496 (Topics in the History of Cinema)