Medieval English Literature; Queer and Gender Studies; Pedagogy; Film; Children's Literature; Southern Literature
Precious Perversions: Humor, Homosexuality, and the Southern Literary Canon. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2016.
Folse, K., & Pugh, T. (2015). Great Writing Book 5 (3rd Ed.). Boston: National Geographic Learning.
Chaucer's (Anti-)Eroticisms and the Queer Middle Ages. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2014.
Truman Capote: A Literary Life at the Movies. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2014.
Literary Studies: A Practical Guide. Co-written with Margaret E. Johnson. Abingdon: Routledge, 2014.
Queer Chivalry: Medievalism and the Myth of White Masculinity in Southern Literature. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2013.
An Introduction to Geoffrey Chaucer. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2013.
Medievalisms: Making the Past in the Present. Co-written with Angela Jane Weisl. New York: Routledge, 2012.
Sexuality and Its Queer Discontents in Middle English Literature. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Chaucer on Screen: Absence, Presence, and Adapting the Canterbury Tales. Co-edited with Kathleen Coyne Kelly. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2016.
The Disney Middle Ages: A Fairy-Tale and Fantasy Past. Co-edited with Susan Aronstein. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
• UCF Pegasus Professor Designation, 2019.
• The Popular Culture Association John Leo and Dana Heller Award for the Best Work in LGBTQ Studies, for The Queer Fantasies of the American Family Sitcom, 2019.
• UCF College of Arts and Humanities Excellence in Research Award, 2012.
• Southeastern Medieval Association Award for Scholarly Achievement, 2011.
• Council of Editors of Learned Journals Phoenix Award for Significant Editorial Achievement. Co-Awardees Noah Guynn, University of California-Davis; Patricia Ingham, Indiana University; Peggy McCracken, University of Michigan, and Elizabeth Scala, University of Texas; for Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory in Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2011.
• UCF College of Arts and Humanities Research Incentive and Development Award, 2011
• National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Institute on “Representations of the ‘Other’: Jews in Medieval Christendom,” at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies. Director, Irven Resnick, Department of Philosophy and Religion, University of Tennessee Chattanooga. Summer 2010.
• UCF College of Arts and Humanities Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2009 and 2016
• UCF College of Arts and Humanities Distinguished Researcher Award, 2007
• UCF Research Incentive Award, 2006, 2011, and 2016.
• UCF Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award, 2006 and 2011.
• UCF Teaching Incentive Program Award, 2006, 2013, and 2018.
• National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Institute on Anglo-Saxon England at Trinity College, Cambridge. Director, Paul Szarmach, The Medieval Institute of Western Michigan University. Summer 2004
• UCF College of Arts and Sciences Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2004
Updated: Apr 19, 2019